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I have a chicken whose comb is very pale, dirty vent
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I have 3 hens and they a condition poss same condition. One
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Hi, my 4 yr old ex battery hen - who is very much a well loved
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Our dominant hen, Queenie, in a flock of three has become very
Our dominant hen, Queenie, in a flock of three has become very slow and unsteady in movement. Droppings wet, green, showing undigested grains. Plumage excellent, eyes bright but comb shrunken and pale… read more
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hen: that has her feathers fluffed..than usual..laying..cage
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hens: black one started to lay eggs, the ginger one did not.
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Hello, I wonder if you can help me with a chicken problem.
Hello, I wonder if you can help me with a chicken problem. I have 3 free range chickens who are ex battery hens, we got them when they were 1 year old in October 2010. I recently dewormed them as I do… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have ex battery hens. I found one of the hens yesterday with
I have ex battery hens. I found one of the hens yesterday with a purple/blue comb, very lethargic, difficulty breathing, not making the usual clucks and closing her eyes a lot more than usual. I have … read more
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Hi, We rescued some ex-battery hens from slaughter. Weve had
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Hi. I have one chicken in a small free ranging flock who is
Hi. I have one chicken in a small free ranging flock who is ex battery and has lumps between her toes. They don't appear infected or stop her walking or roosting (although a lot of them use the boxes)… read more
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hen: noticed over the last couple of days..swollen..Her tail is held
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One of my hens has been losing her feathers at her bottom end.
One of my hens has been losing her feathers at her bottom end. Yesterday I noticed small white growths on the stem of some of her feathers close to her skin. I only have three chickens whihc are ex ba… read more
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ex battery hen diareha bright green and white, comb darker
ex battery hen diareha bright green and white, comb darker than usal, eating with encouragment but genrally looks poorly… read more
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Dr. Pat
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hens: thriving and are looking really well, full feathers..came home
I got 15 ex battery hens two months ago. Most of them are thriving and are looking really well, full feathers, lovely looking combs etc. A vast improvement from the sorry looking birds that came home … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, Ive got 12 ex battery hens who have recovered wonderfully
Hi, I've got 12 ex battery hens who have recovered wonderfully over th last 2 months. Yesterday one of the healthier ones was behaving oddly by rollong on her side and streching her legs. This morning… read more
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Dr. Pat
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The comb on one of my ex battery hens has gone from bright
The comb on one of my ex battery hens has gone from bright red to a pale pink and she seems very listless and slow to eat. What can I do to improve her health?… read more
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