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My 2 yr old Pekin has been limping since June. I've taken
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How much does this cost? Black Austrolorp Hen, 15 weeks old.
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I have a 9 month old hen who has been limping for about 3
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Our chicken is limping. we're wondering if it's bumblefoot
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My chicken hen has a bump on bottom of foot not black or
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Hi, I live in Iceland and have a sick rooster, about 18 month
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My 15 month old hen is limping; the pad on her right foot is
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