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I put my chicks outside after they were feathered out good
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I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on
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I have 29 chickens... All mixed colors and breeds. Yesterday
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Dr. . New to backyard chickens but have what looks like fowl pox. Can I buy the antibi
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bianchi pheasant ! we thought he had hurt his head from flying
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Hi - have a small backyard flock of hens that are nearing 1
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mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their
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My hen has a swollen, nodular looking wattle just on the left
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My chickens has a couple of yellow sores on her wattle and
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I have a serama hen with the following symptoms facial swelling,
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I have a Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About
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i recently acquired a 10 week old wheaten chick only to have
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I have a flock of turkeys, royal palms, bourbon reds, and broad-breasted
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I have a turkey with wart like lesions on his head. How can
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my hen has a white dry covering to her face and around her
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