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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
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My 6 1/2 week old chick has been sleepier than all other (7)
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I have one rooster with bad mucous drainage, he seems fine
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we have 80 chicken chicks and 20 turkey chicks - 3 days old
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chickens: flock..few of them have runny eyes, nose and sneeze or cough
I raise chickens for fun in South Carolina. I have a large flock and a few of them have runny eyes, nose and sneeze or cough. This has been going on well over a month. None have died, off feed, or let… read more
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chicken: looked sleepy..one eye had little bubbles/foam..breathing
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I have a showgirl who is 2 yrs old and is a new mom (chick
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chick: month old..treating..eating, drinking, and feces look normal
We have a 2 month old Dominique chick that became "droopy" and the other chicks were picking on her. We isolated her and began adding tetracycline to her water and also have been treating her with Vet… read more
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Dr. Pat

Bird Veterinarian

3,596 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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Dr. Bob

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2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

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