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My 20 year old peacock has been lethargic for a couple of
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I have a male ruen duck, he is inside because he had string around his foot, seemed to be pooping normally for 2 days. Now he is pooping watery green poop consistently, have noticed some of my outside… read more
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New rooster about 5 mo old. Got him home and noticed he
New rooster about 5 mo old. Got him home and noticed he didn't crow. He tries to but no sound. Rattled breathing (congestion) eating like a normal bird. Drinking good. Sneezing. I immediately started … read more
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My pet chicken sounds like she coughs, like she as the
My pet chicken sounds like she coughs, like she as the croop. She tries to breath though her mouth to get air. What can I do?… read more
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Dr Salkin, So I believe my chickens are having a flair up
Hi Dr Salkin, So I believe my chickens are having a flair up of their respiratory condition. I know they will be carriers for life and have never fully stop sneezing. But today a couple of them sound … read more
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We have a 911!!! We have a egg production little farm. We
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I think my 9 month old rooster may have gape worm. He's lost
I think my 9 month old rooster may have gape worm. He's lost his voice and opens mouth and stretches neck to breathe. He seems to have lost weight too. What can I do for him? I haven't seen any worms … read more
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I have a wheezing chicken. One of my 3 year old flock started wheezing
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I have one hen who is 5 months old and has shown a rapped sign
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About a month ago, my cochin pullet developed puffy eyes with
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I have 4 day old keets. One just died from what I thought was
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We have had two chickens in the past month gol onthier side
We have had two chickens in the past month go on thier side with stiff legs and not walk. We have tried several antibiotics to no avail. One has died quickly, and the other is in segration. We are giv… read more
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I have several cornish rock crosses that are dropping like
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buff..rescue..lot in the pen, not scratching with the others
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I have 4 Rhode Island red chicks that are about 5 weeks old.
I have 4 Rhode Island red chicks that are about 5 weeks old. One of them has a redish moucus stool that has been going on a few days. I have bought some Duramyacin and wazine, but i am hesitant on the… read more
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One of the wild turkeys, which visit our property almost everyday,
One of the wild turkeys, which visit our property almost everyday, has swollen feet. I actually remember her being around last winter with her toes swallen. After many months of disappearance, she cam… read more
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We have a rescue chicken, raised in a miserable cage, attacked
We have a rescue chicken, raised in a miserable cage, attacked by dogs, not fed or fed incorrectly--the worst of urban chicken experiences in a community just getting used to having chickens. She look… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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chickens: Cornish X 6 week old lethargic, cannot stand
Cornish X 6 week old lethargic, cannot stand, unkempt looking has been quaranteened for several days. What to do with cornish x chickens nearing finish when they can no longer stand?… read more
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