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One of my roosters comb is turning black on the tips and
One of my roosters comb is turning black on the tips and comb is a blotchy light red and white. Our lowest temp has been high 30s liw 40s what do u think the problem could be … read more
DrPatsyFields
DrPatsyFields
Veterinarian
Dvm
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I have a young Ameraucana rooster (about 4.5 months old) who
I have a young Ameraucana rooster (about 4.5 months old) who became lame around 3.5-4 months. He initially was very healthy and mobile - then suddenly couldn't walk/stand properly. His legs cross, whi… read more
DrPatsyFields
DrPatsyFields
Veterinarian
Dvm
736 satisfied customers
My rooster will not stand he will just waddle around. He is
My rooster will not stand he will just waddle around. He is still eating but his comb is drooling and bit as red as it normally is. … read more
DrPatsyFields
DrPatsyFields
Veterinarian
Dvm
736 satisfied customers
I believe it's fowl pox on his comb. Cornish rooster 10-12
Just noticed this week the clinical symptom but e had before lol a little slower thank the other chickens … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,632 satisfied customers
One of my roosters is sneezing a bit and had some foam on
one of my roosters is sneezing a bit and had some foam on its comb … read more
DrMegan
DrMegan
Owner, Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
421 satisfied customers
My rooster suddenly stopped crowing and is staying in the
My rooster suddenly stopped crowing and is staying in the coop. He's not Perching on the fence like normal or wandering around the yard. His poop looked watery and green yesterday, but he has no respi… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,632 satisfied customers
Please help I have a pet rooster and he eats and drinks and
Hello please help I have a pet rooster and he eats and drinks and plays fine … read more
DoctorMike
DoctorMike
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,167 satisfied customers
Lethargic rooster, not eating, black on wattles and tips of
Lethargic rooster, not eating, black on wattles and tips of comb. … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
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Doctor of Veterinary medicine
2,809 satisfied customers
My little roosters comb is frostbitten and can't find a vet
my little roosters comb is frostbitten and can't find a vet to cut his comb... … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
45,887 satisfied customers
I have a Barred Rock rooster about 10 months old. He has a
I have a Barred Rock rooster about 10 months old. He has a large blackish spot on his comb about the size of a nickle on one side and about the size of a dime on the other side. It has white spots mix… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
45,887 satisfied customers
I have a wheezing rooster. He seemed fine yesterday morning,
I have a wheezing rooster. He seemed fine yesterday morning, but last night. he was wheezing. I brought him into the house for the night to separate him from my hens and to keep him warm. I read your … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
are there any reasons to cut wattles and/or combs on roosters
are there any reasons to cut wattles and/or combs on roosters other than for fighting preparation?… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
249 satisfied customers
Oh help, sick rooster, he is a few years old, banty rhodeisland
Oh help, sick rooster, he is a few years old, banty rhodeisland red mix. Comb is turning dark and poo looks bright green and white. Not eating or very active. He is in a large pen with another rhodeis… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
There is a rooster at the farm where i board who has been laying
There is a rooster at the farm where i board who has been laying on his side with his head down for about a week. He looks so weak one minute and then he's propped up eating the next. Any ideas on wha… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
ducks: months old..no signs of anything unusual when dead
Hello, This afternoon we discovered 2 young muscovy ducks approx. 2 months old, (very healthy and strong, free ranging during the day, dry at night) had dyed. There was no sign of illness detected pri… read more
Dr. Young
Dr. Young
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
165 satisfied customers
My chicken has become listless and limps on the right side.
My chicken has become listless and limps on the right side. He eats but is not himself. He has diarrhea. What could be wrong?… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
rooster: who developed respiratory distress..labored breathing..cough
I have a 2 yr old Aracauna rooster who developed respiratory distress last week. He was eating and drinking but had labored breathing, cough and deep purple-red comb. I administered Naxcel 50mg for 3 … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
chicken: found dead in the pen after coming..feeding..watering..comb
We have had 1 leghorn chicken and one Leghorn rooster that have come down with a mysterious illness and now a third chicken seems to be dying. The first we just found dead in the pen after coming back… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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