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We have a rooster who has stopped crowing and is making a
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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N see an tell it looks like fowl pox we have removed the one
N see an tell it looks like fowl pox we have removed the one with it an no signs in any others … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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I believe it's fowl pox on his comb. Cornish rooster 10-12
Just noticed this week the clinical symptom but e had before lol a little slower thank the other chickens … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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The seem to be coughing. My rooster sounds like he croaking
The seem to be coughing. My rooster sounds like he croaking and lose of appetite … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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He sounds like he has a stuffy nose and occasionally
He sounds like he has a stuffy nose and occasionally sneezes, i'm worried he has a CRD. He has had recent stress with a move from one house to another. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My birds combs have some occasional spots. Dark hard ones to
My birds combs have some occasional spots. Dark hard ones to white tiny ones. If a smoker flicked their cigarette ash and it landed on your birds comb. It may be nothing and it may be the start of a s… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a Silkie hen that had fowl pox - started seeing scabs
I have a Silkie hen that had fowl pox - started seeing scabs on her about 4 weeks ago. As I was treating her for that, I found a large sore/scab on her breast bone below her crop about 2 weeks ago. I … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a rooster that had puss pockets in s eyes. He was
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a Barred Rock rooster about 10 months old. He has a
I have a Barred Rock rooster about 10 months old. He has a large blackish spot on his comb about the size of a nickle on one side and about the size of a dime on the other side. It has white spots mix… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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44,639 satisfied customers
We have recently started to get in to breeding Heritage Breed
We have recently started to get in to breeding Heritage Breed poultry and we want to do our very best to be selling healthy birds. I have a quality Australorp rooster that we want to breed our Austral… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have 4 chickens. They are 2 years old (had since they were
I have 4 chickens. They are 2 years old (had since they were a day old) and my largest hen has runny poop (visual on back end) is lethargic and is not eating well. Her comb is dull and she is not as p… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a year old rooster who is wheezing. He has been dewormed
I have a year old rooster who is wheezing. He has been dewormed with SafeGuard & I have treated him with various antibiotics, yet he still wheezes. The antibiotics I have used are Liquimycin, Tetracyc… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
We have several Bantys as yard pets..we have had an enormous
We have several Banty's as yard pets..we have had an enormous amount of rain recently and have a severe mosquito problem..one young hen has developed a large bump/sore over one eye..to the point the e… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a few chickens with swollen eye with drainage coming
I have a few chickens with swollen eye with drainage coming from their eyes and nose. They also have a rattle in their chest. I tried to get them to the vet today, but my vet doesn't do chickens and I… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
Over the past week a young rooster developed large warts on
Over the past week a young rooster developed large warts on his comb and around his beak in the past day these warts have rapidly grown and have covered his eyes over night he cannot see this morning.… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Hi my rooster seems to have mites or a fungus on his wattle
Hi my rooster seems to have mites or a fungus on his wattle and comb. It is white in colour and splotchy. What could it be and what can I do for him. He is also out of sorts staying around the coup. M… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
hen: shows signs..signs of labored breathing and a comb..herself
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have 2 Buff Orpington pullets that have an eye problem. We had a mit
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Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

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7,940 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

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224 satisfied customers

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