Bird Veterinary

Have Bird Questions? Ask a Bird Specialist.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Bird Veterinary Questions
One of my hens got pecked to the bone on her back in a cannibalism
One of my hens got pecked to the bone on her back in a cannibalism attack. Entire back side bloody and injured. I have treated her with hydrogen peroxide and applied polysporin sparingly. She is eatin… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Could anyone help us with a sick hen please. We have three
Could anyone help us with a sick hen please. We have three sussex hens about 18 months old. They have all started to moult but one is looking far more off colour than the others. She is lethargic and … read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
I have a hen who was pecked by another chicken a week ago.
Hello. I have a young hen who was pecked by another chicken a week ago. Monday we took her to vet since she was not looking good. We have been tube feeding her 3 times a day since then. She is getting… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,775 satisfied customers
Help please! My baird rock hen has not been walking for a week.
Help please! My baird rock hen has not been walking for a week. When I have her stand, she favors one foot and limps terribly. I washed and checked her feet but saw no cuts or swelling. I soaked in hy… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,388 satisfied customers
i have one dead chicken and one with a bloody vent, other chickens
i have one dead chicken and one with a bloody vent, other chickens are pecking at her, i have seen one or two week eggs and one or two ridged eggs recently, i thought this was a lack of grit so added … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
hens: mos old..protruding red bulge coming from her rectum..heal it
one of my hens (approximately 5 mos old) has a protruding red bulge coming from her rectum. how do I help her heal it?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
One of my hens seems to have an ear/earlobe infection. The
One of my hens seems to have an ear/earlobe infection. The other girls are starting to peck on her so I have separated her to a cage in my shed. She looks thin but is eating and drinking good now that… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,561 satisfied customers
I have a Delaware hen that is 18 months old . She was fine
I have a Delaware hen that is 18 months old . She was fine till about 2 months ago . We have 5 hens total all different breeds. About 2 months ago she started to lay shell-less eggs , so I made more o… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
hen: I helped her with the egg but those bits are still hanging..
My hen came out with some bloody bits hanging out her vent with one egg still stuck to it. I helped her with the egg but those bits are still hanging.. It looks like a bloody balloon filled with air. … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
hens: perfectly fine..over sized craw is weighed down..sits down
We Have a hen with a over sized "craw", and she one of four hens that joined a group of 21 hens and 2 roosters that are about a year older. All the older hens and roosters peck at the group of 4, and … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a small backyard flock of chickens (5 hens). I noticed
I have a small backyard flock of chickens (5 hens). I noticed this morning that one of the hens has a problem with her leg. Beginning just below the feathers, the leg is quite swollen down to the foot… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
hens: backyard..started laying slightly bloodied eggs..bleeding
We have 3 backyard hens 2 are approx a year and one approx 5 months in age. A couple of days ago one of the older hens started laying slightly bloodied eggs. Then had some significant bleeding from th… read more
Deb Jankura
Deb Jankura
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
312 satisfied customers
help.... my favorite hen is having a problem. She is hiding
help.... my favorite hen is having a problem. She is hiding in the corner. I picked her up and thought perhaps she was having trouble with a blockage of the crop. I massaged it a bit and she was in di… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
rooster: small backyard flock..started loosing her feathers..bald
Hi, I have a small backyard flock of 5 hens and a rooster. About 4 months ago one hen started loosing her feathers. She is about a year and 1/2 old and is now almost bald and her skin is very red. She… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
I have a hen that lost the use of her legs. Her feet are
I have a hen that lost the use of her legs. Her feet are close up in a fist. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,561 satisfied customers
Please can you help me I have six chickens that we got at
Please can you help me?? I have six chickens that we got at easter this year. The hens are wonderful birds and have always been really well and healthy,and great layers, they roam around our garden mo… read more
Dr. Coldiron
Dr. Coldiron
Owner/Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
178 satisfied customers
Hello I wonder if you can help me please I am looking after
Hello I wonder if you can help me please? I am looking after my neighbours hens, ducks, cockerels and goose. I have one hen that looks ill to me. Its feathers are missing and it doesnt seem to move ve… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
chickens: her feet( a little wobbly) and is afraid
We have one of six chickens who appears to have been pecked on the head and is not sure on her feet( a little wobbly) and is afraid of the other chickens… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Pat

Dr. Pat

Bird Veterinarian

3,596 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

Dr. MD Stafford

Dr. MD Stafford

Veterinarian

233 satisfied customers

20 years in private practice, contract veterinarian Dickerson Park Zoo and attending veterinarian Missouri State University

Fiona Steel

Fiona Steel

Veterinarian

224 satisfied customers

BVMS MRCVS

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

220 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

allpetsdr

allpetsdr

Veterinarian

142 satisfied customers

I have been practicing for 10 years. I work with exotic pets, dogs, cats, small ruminants, camelids and pigs.

Dr_Kitty

Dr_Kitty

Bird Veterinarian

122 satisfied customers

Mostly experience with chickens and ducks.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x