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Looking for a avian veterinarian. Do you Have one on staff?
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Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,397 satisfied customers
One of my hens passed on Sunday. When I picked her up, I was
One of my hens passed on Sunday. When I picked her up, I was shocked when I felt her breast, and it was only her bone that I could feel. I was devastated.Though it's been really hot, I keep fans and f… read more
Dr. Rein
Dr. Rein
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
87 satisfied customers
Salkin Tamie again sorry to say. I have an issue with one of
Hi Dr. Salkin it's me Tamie again sorry to say. I have an issue with one of my chickens again. I believe it is gape worm or something intestinal. Have treated for lice and mites and have cleaned the c… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
We have a one year old golden comet who has become very
Hi. We have a one year old golden comet who has become very lethargic over the last few days, has diarrhea, and whose comb is getting paler. She's seeming to have difficulty standing st times. We've t… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
I have a 6 year Barred Rock. Last week I noticed she was
I have a 6 year Barred Rock. Last week I noticed she was reluctant to roost on a pole with the other chickens and as of Friday, she stopped walking. (She walks like a human doing the duck walk). She l… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
I have two sick chickens. The first started last Monday w a
I have two sick chickens. The first started last Monday w a droopy tail and green diarrhea. I've been giving her probiotics, electrolyte, yogurt and scrambled eggs. She's slowly stop eating and I'm ma… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
Several of my chickens are suffering from pasted vent. Even after I t
Several of my chickens are suffering from pasted vent. Even after I try to clean it, they usually don't survive. They start out with just pasting, then become more and more lethargic, finally just fin… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
Dr. Bob,I have a 9 month old hen who has loose stool on
Dr. Bob, I have a 9 month old hen who has loose stool on her back side feathers and I have noticed past 3 days she has been leaving 1 loose watery stool with just the tiniest amount of blood in it. Th… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
GIVEING CHICKENS ANTIBIOTICS TERRA VET 10. DO NOT GIVE TO CHICKENS
GIVEING CHICKENS ANTIBIOTICS TERRA VET 10. DO NOT GIVE TO CHICKENS PRODUCING EGGS FOR HUMAN CONSUPTION. Is there a time on this or have I ruined the eggs forever? And how about Wazine wormer should I … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,118 satisfied customers
My hen has had a respiratory problem for three weeks now.
My hen has had a respiratory problem for three weeks now. We tried tetracycline and sulfur medications although we are not sure if we mixed them correctly because they were for stock tanks. She breath… read more
Andrea Scheer
Andrea Scheer
Mixed Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
i have 3 egg-layers, and today just saw some with 2 roundworms.
i have 3 egg-layers, and today just saw some poop with 2 roundworms. Seems like the common choice i've found is wazine(is this piprazine?), but I've seen some others like flubenvet, maybe that's also … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Is beak clicking a sign of a certain illness in chickens?
Is beak clicking a sign of a certain illness in chickens? I have a 3 year old hen that has lost alot of weight and does not seem to be very hungry. I have separated her from the other hens. Her comb m… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
A quail grower recommended we use Lincomed as a weekly water
A quail grower recommended we use Lincomed as a weekly water treatment for penned quail at a hunting preserve. A supply of liquid was provided. Is there a problem with this treatment on birds that wil… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,617 satisfied customers
HI again! It turns out the vet at the college was very
HI again! It turns out the vet at the college was very helpful. He told me the birds have 2 issues going on, intestinal worms a respiratory infection. He also told me over the phone what to get for th… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,617 satisfied customers
I have a backyard chicken flock of 40 hens and 2 roosters.
I have a backyard chicken flock of 40 hens and 2 roosters. Egg production has been low for a long time...never more than 8 eggs per day, usually 2 or 3 and now zero. They have good food (pellets and s… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We have a flock of Bantam chickens. They were treated with
We have a flock of Bantam chickens. They were treated with Wazine 17 for suspected roundworms 1 month ago and my daughters repeated the dose last night around 10 pm. This morning, around 10 am, they r… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
I have 8 young laying chickens who have a big enclosed outside
I have 8 young laying chickens who have a big enclosed outside run. Found a roundworm in some poop so figured they all have worms. Put Wazine 17 in drinking water yesterday. All poop full of dead worm… read more
Andrea Roberts
Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
I have four 20 week old hens. They were treated for roundworms
I have four 20 week old hens. They were treated for roundworms with Wazine at 16 weeks old. According to the directions they should be retreated in 30 days but the directions also say not to give to h… read more
Andrea Roberts
Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
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Dr. Pat

Dr. Pat

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25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

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35 years in general practice, including avian.

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Dr. MD Stafford

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233 satisfied customers

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

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BVMS MRCVS

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