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My 4 year old hen seem ill and i cant tell exactly what is
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I think my chicken has vent gleet. She was egg bound, and
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My parakeet approx 6 yrs old has been trying to pass an egg
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I have a hen that seems out of sorts. Shes only eating from
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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She has a very swollen belly. Chicken. Yesterday - although
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My 3 yr old hen is acting more lethargic. No discharge eyes,
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My female budgie has been sitting on the floor of her cage
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We think she is egg bound, there is an egg hanging off her
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I have been losing a chicken every two weeks for the past 6
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Our Chicken is approximately 6 months old and has a large raw
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