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I have 2 Rhode Island Red Hens that are sneezing, runny nose
I have 2 Rhode Island Red Hens that are sneezing, runny nose and just started diarrhea today. But I started electrolytes yesterday. Last week we put one of our hens down bc her entire head was so swol… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a small chicken farm. 36 chickens. I just added 15 of
I have a small chicken farm. 36 chickens. I just added 15 of them. On the way home from picking up the newest 15 we noticed one had a swollen eye and was leaking stuff from his eye. We figured he got … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My lovebird recently started laying eggs again. She is a chronic
My lovebird recently started laying eggs again. She is a chronic egg layer, which has always concerned me. She had already laid three eggs and the fourth was supposed to be laid by Friday morning. It … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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We have a 911!!! We have a egg production little farm. We
We have a 911!!! We have a egg production little farm. We have 1000 hens 3 roosters. Free range. Symptoms:The last week and a half egg production dropped to 30 eggs per day. Severe cases of swollen fa… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have three year old Rhode Island Red, who has become egg
I have three year old Rhode Island Red, who has become egg bound. I have taken her to a local avian Vet. It appears that she is layering her yokes in her anatomy and cannot push them through her vent.… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Hi. My broiler is having difficulty standing. She seems
Hi. My broiler is having difficulty standing. She seems grossly overweight. Her legs give way, and are often out sideways. i support her undercarriage. She is now finging it hard to breathe if humid. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have over 100 chickens. I have two young hens with very swollen
I have over 100 chickens. I have two young hens with very swollen pussy eyes on one side. I'm afraid this will spread to my whole flock. I had a duck with the same thing but in both eyes. I gave the h… read more
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Dr. Bob
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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
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We have a humanitarian poultry project in Zambia Africa, 1350
We have a humanitarian poultry project in Zambia Africa, 1350 chickens. We have them in cages, ( 2 in a cage) the coop is large. Plenty of light ( Natural and artificial) Plenty of air. The problem we… read more
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Dr. Bob
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My 4 year old Easter egger is making mewling noises and seems
My 4 year old Easter egger is making mewling noises and seems almost to sneeze every few minutes. Otherwise she seems like she has good energy and is responsive. Any ideas? I'm especially concerned as… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello! My 1.5 year old laying hens and roosters (mixed flock
Hello! My 1.5 year old laying hens and roosters (mixed flock of 30) which I use as breeding stock also for my own flock renewal,have been diagnosed with campylobacter. A spirochete, gram negative orga… read more
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my layers are 30weeks, the laying is very poor at 30%, the
my layers are 30weeks, the laying is very poor at 30%, the mortality is very high. the affected birds go off feed, become thin and die, we have applied antibiotics but no response… read more
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Dr. Bob
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hens: has been off her food and just perching and straining for 2 days
One of our 6 ex-batt hens has been off her food and just perching and straining for 2 days.… read more
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Dr. B.
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We have 2 Jersey Giant hens and 1 Buff Orpington Pets, we live
We have 2 Jersey Giant hens and 1 Buff Orpington Pets, we live inthe north Georgia mountains. About a month or so agowe gotone very tinymisshappen egg. Cracked it and only albumen was in egg. This pas… read more
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hen: 8 months old) who last week was lethargic..fecal matter..egg
I have a hen (8 months old) who last week was lethargic, not getting off roost. I took her out, saw fecal matter on her bottom, left to get cell to call a friend who has chicks, and when I came back o… read more
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Dr. B.
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hens: my flock..they might have transmitted red mites but I m..egg
I just bought 2 hens to add to my flock of 6 and i think they might have transmitted red mites but I m not sure because I saw them before. My birds arent showing any symtoms of it minus decreased egg … read more
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Dr. Bob
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We have chickens that are just over two years old. There are
We have chickens that are just over two years old. There are three of them in a roomy coop that is mainly outdoors but has a sheltered area. I try to keep it clean and keep their food container full, … read more
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Fiona Steel
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hens: fed..odd eggs since starting to lay..color than normal
I have a backyard flock of 11 hens and 1 rooster (fed commercial layer pellets and oyster shell, 15 hrs of light, normal husbandry). One of the hens (I don't know which one) has consistently laid odd … read more
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