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I purchased a hen at a poultry show along with three other
I purchased a young hen at a poultry show along with three other hens about 10 days ago. I was planning to quarantine them together for about 30 days and then integrate into my existing flock. One of … read more
Dr. B.
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I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on
I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on there comb and one hen has one eye crested over and she has black spots on her comb.… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a hen that seems to have gone blind suddenly. She
I have a hen that seems to have gone blind suddenly. She does have a small case of fowl pox. At first I had to force feed her because she was so week. Now she will eat on her own, but can't seem to fi… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My chicken had a stye or bump below s eye. i used neosporin
My chicken had a stye or bump below his eye. i used neosporin it seems to get better. I went away for a few days, when I got back the eye was swollen shut and hard. I have been using teramyacin for 4 … read more
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divealot1
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My 2 to 3 year old pet, free range, hen, Cindy, has suddenly
My 2 to 3 year old pet, free range, hen, Cindy, has suddenly developed blisters and spots around her eyes and on her wattles and comb. Some are tiny red dots but some are raised and look pussy. We add… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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bianchi pheasant ! we thought he had hurt his head from flying
bianchi pheasant ! we thought he had hurt his head from flying up and hitting the fence but now we have a closer look he has large growths all around his head and even under his jaw bubblely looking h… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb
My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb with little gray or black spots. She is acting a little off-she was top one or two bird in the coop. She has separated herself and has had… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their
mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their combs. dark red white and purple black.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My 3 year old Buff Orrpington (Pretty Girl) has presented what
My 3 year old Buff Orrpington (Pretty Girl) has presented what looks like fowl pox on her comb. Is there anything I can do to treat this? Is it fatal? What causes this and will my other chickens contr… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have the white broad breasted turkeys and they are about
I have the white broad breasted turkeys and they are about 4 months old. Im not sure what they have. There are bumps on their heads some bigger than others. one has a weepy eye. what exactly is turkey… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have two bantam hens with a worty lookg growth on their noses
I have two bantam hens with a worty lookg growth on their noses on the beak. One is developing it on her comb. It does not look like she is going to be able to breath much longer. Any ideas?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a serama hen with the following symptoms facial swelling,
I have a serama hen with the following symptoms: facial swelling, scaling on cone and face. Both eye lids are completed swollen shut. I've had a few others with these same syptoms and the symptoms wen… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About
swollen comb on Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About 10 days to 2 weeks ago we noticed that her comb looked really big or maybe even swollen compared to the other chics. Since her comb w… read more
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Fiona Steel
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
I have silky hens. One birdn has scabby eyes. Both eyes affected.
I have silky hens. One birdn has scabby eyes. Both eyes affected. Looks like scale on head. Still has appetitie. Head not swollen looks normal. I have isolated bird. Eyes look as if sunken a bit flat.… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have 9 white turkeys that iam raising to butcher and they
I have 9 white turkeys that iam raising to butcher and they all have developed bumps or welts on there heads some have less then others and one has them bad enough that it can not see! have done alot … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
fowl pox sores and is not eating/drinking..less active..feathers
I have a Welsummer that has fowl pox sores and is not eating/drinking. I got her last weekend and have become less and less active. She sits with her eyes closed and head buried in feathers. One eye h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my hen has a white dry covering to her face and around her
my hen has a white dry covering to her face and around her eye area. The affected area around her eye has lost all feathers. She seems ok oher than that. She has seen a vet who wasn't sure but injecte… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We had three hens sitting on eggs together in one box. One
We had three hens sitting on eggs together in one box. One looked droopy and we thought perhaps it was very old. Then it started to get wart like growths on face and its ears swelled up. We isolated i… read more
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