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On Friday February 11 I found one of my 19 week old Light Brahma
On Friday February 11 I found one of my 19 week old Light Brahma hens huddled up against the patio wall...she seemed fine, just didn't want to walk much. It's been over a week and her condition has de… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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Good afternoon! My young Light Brahma chicken ( 6 month old
Good afternoon! My young Light Brahma chicken ( 6 month old ) has been drugging her right wing for 3 weeks. I and my husband inspected her wing comparing to the normal one-- couldn't notice any differ… read more
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1 1/2 yr old Brahma hen not eating, barely drinking, cant
1 1/2 yr old Brahma hen not eating, barely drinking, can't get on and off roosting poles, doesn't hold her tail feathers up, and generally just sits around, doesn't forage as usual. This has been goin… read more
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Dr. Bob
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I have a backyard chicken flock of about 100 hens. For the
I have a backyard chicken flock of about 100 hens. For the second time (in about 2 1/2 yrs) I have a hen with an eye infection. Her eye swells and when I 'squeeze' the area yellowish goop comes out ab… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My 9 mo old Brahma hen is sick. She sits with her eyes closed.
My 9 mo old Brahma hen is sick. She sits with her eyes closed. Her wattle, comb, feet are hot. She isn't eating. Has been this way for 2 days. A guy at the local feed store looked in her throat and sa… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
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1 yr old Buff Brahma hen (large), won't stand/move, drinking some, haven't seen her eat for a couple days, bright lime green and watery fecals seen a few times. Want to try sulfadimethoxine, but all I… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have four chickens (hens). Our Buff Orpington is usually
I have four chickens (hens). Our Buff Orpington is usually very active, vibrant and assertive (probably the leader.) However, for the past 2 days, she's been listless. She's been sitting down a lot wi… read more
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BA
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hen: shows signs..signs of labored breathing and a comb..herself
I have a less-than-2yr-old hen who has her entire back pecked, shows signs of labored breathing and a comb that is breaking down with black adhesions(?) on it. I noticed her turning her neck and pecki… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
hen: month old..one eye closed..lethargic and has an odor..infestation
I have a 6 month old hen who keeps one eye closed completely and is closing the other eye. She is very lethargic and has an odor of death coming from her. I do not see any outer infestation. She eats,… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
10 yr old female amazon parrot...a..than usual..foods
10 yr old female amazon parrot...a little less active than usual. As, of yesterday afternoon, won't even eat her favorite foods. Very little urates (sp?). She is drinking a little bit of water, but no… read more
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Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My parakeet seems to be less active than usual. I was away
My parakeet seems to be less active than usual. I was away for one week. He sits on the window sill and stares, usually he sits on the sill and plays with his toys. I had to clean his droppings off of… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have a 12 day old light brahma that seems to have
Hi, I have a 12 day old light brahma that seems to have developed a L shaped bulge more to the right side of her chest and is chirping very loudly when poops. Should I be overly concerned. She is drin… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Hello, I have 3 five week old light Brahmas. Two weeks ago
Hello, I have 3 five week old light Brahmas. Two weeks ago they all became ill. They went from running around, active little chicks to wobbly, then unable to walk at all. I immediately bought Corid an… read more
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Dr_Kitty
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Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
my chickens have runny noses an puffy sometimes closed eyes
my chickens have runny noses an puffy sometimes closed eyes i think its coccidiosis but they are laying hens and it says no sulfa drugs want ca i do ....Sonny… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a Brahma chicken who has developed a dark growth near
I have a Brahma chicken who has developed a dark growth near side of her beak/mouth. It is kind of a dark grayish black rough looking lump about size of a marble. What is this?… read more
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Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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hen: is lethargic..usual active..discharge on her rear feathers
Year and a half old hen is lethargic. She seems to be eating and eliminating normally, just not her usual active self. There appears to be some discharge on her rear feathers. What can I do to determi… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a Serama hen less than 1 year old. She is acting like
I have a Serama hen less than 1 year old. She is acting like she has had a stroke or some neurological problem. She seems to have weakness on one side and is " off balance ". She is eating and drinkin… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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hi there, i have a 28 year old conure who was quieter than
hi there, i have a 28 year old conure who was quieter than usual yesterday and is now fluffing himself up, eyes generally closed, i have witnessed him vomit once and seems to be constipated. I have an… read more
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Dr. G.
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