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My Silkie was limping a few days ago, then things got really
My Silkie was limping a few days ago, then things got really bad, she couldn't stand her neck was reaching out. She was banging her beak on the ground because she could not stand. After some gatorade … read more
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I have a chicken that is sneezing/coughing. What do I do?
I have a chicken that is sneezing/coughing. What do I do? … read more
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I have two chickens with one eye swollen and puffy. I have
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New rooster about 5 mo old. Got him home and noticed he
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She is making raspy noises when she is breathing and she sometimes
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Dr Salkin, So I believe my chickens are having a flair up
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I have a flock of 5 pullets and 1 rooster. 2 weeks ago, one
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I have one hen who is 5 months old and has shown a rapped sign
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I have a chicken that appears to be twitching her head to one side. on loner observation i
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I am new to chicken farming and I just recently purchased 1
I am new to chicken farming and I just recently purchased 1 brown leghorn rooster and 5 red sex link hens from an individual at our local "sale barn". One of the hens seemed very lethargic and stayed … read more
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I have an old hen of mixed breed that is coughing and raising
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Hi. I have five chickens. One of them died tonight, she was
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we have a small flock of chickens that we rasied from bitties
we have a small flock of chickens that we rasied from bitties (18) they all have done well until just lately when we have now lost 4 of them and don't know why? we had them penned up in a large chicke… read more
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hens: breeds..last 3 weeks, some have noticeable sneezing..runny eyes
I have about 40 hens of several breeds, no roosters, free ranging all day and in the coop at night. The last 3 weeks, some have noticeable sneezing, and a couple have a rattle when they breathe. No on… read more
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