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I have a 6 month old rooster he cant get up but can move his
hi i have a 6 month old rooster he cant get up but can move his legs hes been like this for 2 day now hes alert his eyes are bright his is eating and drinking he is also breathing from his mouth … read more
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Lethargic rooster, not eating, black on wattles and tips of comb. … read more
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We have a 9 year old rooster. We have to trim his beak
We have a 9 year old rooster. We have to trim his beak because it hooks around so far he can't eat... This time just a little too far. Just nipped the quick. … read more
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I have a 2 month old rooster. He is very active and eager
I have a 2 month old rooster. He is very active and eager for food and treats. Several days ago we noticed a swollen eye. I am an MD, and I noted swelling of the conjunctiva like we see in allergic re… read more
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My 3 year old rooster will not maintain his beak. The top
My 3 year old rooster will not maintain his beak. The top beak needs trimming occasionally. All of my hens maintain their own beaks. We hold him on his back until he settles to trim his beak but we do… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a black sultan rooster approx 7 months old. About 2
I have a black sultan rooster approx 7 months old. About 2 weeks ago he started having paralysis of his left wing. two days ago he started loosing his balance. If he falls over on his side he cant get… read more
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Day 6 that my 16 month old Rooster has been struggling to live.
Day 6 that my 16 month old Rooster has been struggling to live. First started eye infection (now believe to be mites), then listlessness then signs like he had a stroke. During the close contact of ca… read more
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My two back yard chickens are refusing to eat or make noise.
My two back yard chickens are refusing to eat or make noise. both just stare. one is just laying down. I stand her up, she walks a bit and lies back down. They both were fine two days ago. No injuries… read more
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Deb Jankura
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My rooster acts like he doesn't feel good, will stand or set
My rooster acts like he doesn't feel good, will stand or set around with his eyes closed. Eats & drinks a little. Chops his beak like he's got something coming back up his throat.… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My 3 month old Black Copper Maran rooster has clear to yellowish
My 3 month old Black Copper Maran rooster has clear to yellowish discharge from his beak/nose and a little bit of bubbly eye discharge in one eye. No sneezing, loss of appetite/water, everything else … read more
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Dr. Bob
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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
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have 11 hens and 1 rooster and they are all kept together.
I have 11 hens and 1 rooster and they are all kept together. 10 hens and the rooster have lost their feathers on their backs & butts. What could be causing this? Could the 1 hen that has not lost any … read more
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birds: have a respitory infection..sneezing..we need to treat with?
Our young birds have a respitory infection. They have sneezing, and chest rattleing. What do we need to treat with? Kathy… read more
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My chicken has become listless and limps on the right side.
My chicken has become listless and limps on the right side. He eats but is not himself. He has diarrhea. What could be wrong?… read more
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Hi I have a 6 month old Barred rock pullet. She is with 2
Hi I have a 6 month old Barred rock pullet. She is with 2 other pullets about the same age and a rooster. the barred rock is very thin when I pick her up. They are free range on an acre of pasture plu… read more
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Dr. Bob
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rooster: I took him to my vet because he was acting dumpy.
I have an 8 y.o. bantie rooster. I took him to my vet because he was acting "dumpy". Other symptoms included putting his head down to the ground and shaking it. His appetite was diminished. We treated… read more
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my daughters pet rooster is not quite two months old and was
my daughter's pet rooster is not quite two months old and was "grabbed" by a dog, he seems to want water when offered with a small medicine dropper along his beak - is it okay to water him this way… read more
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My Umbrella Cockatoo bit the lower beak of my Sun Conure.
My Umbrella Cockatoo bit the lower beak of my Sun Conure. After a vet visit with antibiotics, pain shot and anti-inflammatory, he has been back home for 8 days. He is eating a little better. Our vet s… read more
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