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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My chicken seems to have very bad vertigo. She cant walk
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I have a 5 month old hen that suddenly couldn't stand or
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We have a 6-month old Swedish Black pullet. over the last 2
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We brought 11 chicks home yesterday. Four of them by the end
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Good morning. When I went to open my chicken coop this morning,
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my cochin cockerel is sitting down and her leg is sticking
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I think one of my chickens has Mareks disease. She acts ataxic
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