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I have a duck that has an owwy above her back tail feathers,
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my duck was recently attacked by a cat and its face was all cut up, we used anti-bacterial cream to cover the cuts and it seemed to be working, but now he can barely walk or stand after being able to … read more
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I have a chicken with a wing down, it looked to be either
I have a chicken with a wing down, it looked to be either broken or sprained. I was all ready to wrap her and isolate, but noticed a large Golf ball side lump under her wing bump in … read more
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0ne (out of six) of my8 week old ducks has an angel wing. It
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I have had my male cockatiel for over a year and he has
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My lovebird is plucking all her feathers, yesterday she
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Duck is lethargic and not eating. Could it be a broken egg
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I have two peking ducks. One of them has been twitching her
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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She was out flying about a week ago when she fell and
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My parakeet is missing feathers on one wing a lot of them he
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I'm wondering about the cost to ask a question. We have a
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I have a female Rouen duck, about 10 months old, that has been
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I have a cockateil, she is very young and was badly clipped
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I have a pet Magpie, Hes about 8 yrs old and very tame. We
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JUST FOUND A BABY DOVE WITH WHAT LOOKS LIKE A BROKEN WING. A FEW OF THE FEATHERS A BROKEN. I CAN'T REALLY TELL IF WING IS BROKEN OR ITS JUST THE FEATHERS THAT ARE BROKEN. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO FO… read more
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I have a delaware red chicken with a broken wing and puncture wounds. what do I do to help?… read more
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