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We rescued a turkey today from owners who no longer can care
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We have a turkey who began favoring one leg, maybe a week
We have a turkey who began favoring one leg, maybe a week ago, today his center toe, & rt, one are swollen, my wife says it looks less swollen than yesterday, He doesn't seem to have pain from moving … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My duck has an infected foot. I have some liquid amoxicillin
My duck has an infected foot. I have some liquid amoxicillin that was prescribed for my son. it says 250mg/5ml susp. … read more
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I am not prepared to do surgery on my chicken's foot and
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I have a chicken with bumblefoot on both feet. One foot had
I have a chicken with bumblefoot on both feet. One foot had 2 swollen areas on top as well as the black scab on the bottom. Have removed one black scab, and some of the other. Doing 15 minute epsom so… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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We have a rouen duckling that is about a month old. This
We have a rouen duckling that is about a month old. This past week we noticed that it suddenly jad some swelling on the hock joint along its right leg. The poor thing is limping. We gave it a couple d… read more
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I have a chicken with bumblefoot. I am soaking its feet in
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My 1 year old barred rock hen was aggressively played with
My 1 year old barred rock hen was aggressively played with by my golden retriever 2 days ago. Her left wing is dislocated and there is a lot of mangled tissue. I can see her muscle along a few of the … read more
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Dr. B.
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My chicken has severe swelling all over her face and legs.
My chicken has severe swelling all over her face and legs. It is so bad she can not see out of either eye. There are no avian specialists near me. Is there anything I can do?… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My pet chicken sounds like she coughs, like she as the
My pet chicken sounds like she coughs, like she as the croop. She tries to breath though her mouth to get air. What can I do?… read more
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My prize winning 3 year old Hamburg hen has a swollen foot
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Hi,Our 19 week old Easter Egger chicken has been having some
Hi, Our 19 week old Easter Egger chicken has been having some issues. I'm worried about Marek's but from what I've read about it the symptoms don't completely match up.... The symptoms: 10 days ago we… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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This is actually a followup on the bumble foot question you
This is actually a followup on the bumble foot question you answered recently that my rooster has. His bumble foot is actually getting better. The R foot ulcer hole has filled in and is now horizontal… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a rooster with a foot that is visible swollen and he
I have a rooster with a foot that is visible swollen and he will not walk on it. We have tried antibiotic ointment on the foot as there were noticeable cracks on the top of his foot and it has not hel… read more
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Dr. Bob
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i have a chicken with bumblefoot and i cannot locate a vet
i have a chicken with bumblefoot and i cannot locate a vet to prescribe an antibiotic. all the local vets say they do no treat poultry. i looked on the internet and alot of sites state to take a exact… read more
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I have a chicken with bumblefoot and am trying to find an antibiotic.
I have a chicken with bumblefoot and am trying to find an antibiotic. All I can find is the powder to put in drinking water and I don't want to give all my chickens antibiotics. Where can I find antib… read more
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I have a 5 month old Wyndotte Hen that started limping about
I have a 5 month old Wyndotte Hen that started limping about a week ago, now she is unable to bare weight on her leg, leg is hot to touch, no known injury. She act's like she has right sided paralysis… read more
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My parakeet is limping. I try to examine what is wrong but
My parakeet is limping. I try to examine what is wrong but i cant get close to her! She is leaning on the side of the cage on her perch.She is eating regurally though. Help me Please!Is it serious?… read more
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