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I have a baby chick with a swollen vent. We just noticed it
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Its a baby chick around 3 months she got hurt and broke her leg 2 weeks ago … read more
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I am looking for help treating a leg deformity in a two-week
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I have a pullet chicken. With pasty. When we cleaned it, we
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Dr. Dan
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I raise & show nice quality Silkies. A couple of weeks ago
I raise & show nice quality Silkies. A couple of weeks ago I sold some of my chicks that were about 4 wks old. I did my usual visual check - eyes, ears, nostrils, vent, etc & everything seemed fine. A… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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chicken: week old..swelling..bowel movement..him olive oil by mouth
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I now have a new Silkie chick who was quite small to begin
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 1 week old silkie chick. This morning her vent was
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Doctoral Degree
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chicks: week old..pen, it doesnt look like diarrhea..their poo
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Doctoral Degree
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chick: my female is puffed up, she has poop build..feathers
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Dr. Lisa
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chicks: healthy..gradually becoming unable to walk
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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hello i have a bantom chicken which has gaind a lump under
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