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My chook looks healthy, cone still standing, shiny feathers,
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We have a brown chook about 4 yrs old who has gone blind but
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Hello Dr.Bob. I have today lost one of my one year old Rhode
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My 3 year old chook passed away last night. Her crop was full
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HI I have a 15 month old Andulusain pullet, who has full paralysis
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I have a 2 year old sussex chook who was laying perfect eggs.
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I have four chickens (all originally bought from the truck
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all the feathers..cage..indoors and is eating/drinking well
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Hi, Have an Isa Brown hen aged about 21/2 years. She stands
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my chicken is not walking, she moves her legs but is just lying
my chicken is not walking, she moves her legs but is just lying to one side. She is eating well and drinking. What can I do for her? I have her in a box and wanted to bath her because she has been lyi… read more
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I have white chicken, she lays daily until recently, her cone is still red and large but no eggs she is not looking so good and yolk is round her vent… read more
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