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I have a (4-5 mo) guinea who developed a large blister on
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I have a Duck she has a like a bunionon her footI been
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I have a chicken with bumblefoot. I am soaking its feet in
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I have a 9 month old chicken hen -she stopped walking a few
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Hello, I hope you can help me. I have 25 hens, and I noticed
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one of our chickens got a toe stepped on by a horse. It is
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Dr. Pat

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25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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Dr. Bob

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35 years in general practice, including avian.

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