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I have a chicken with a raw/scabby sore on her back near her
I have a chicken with a raw/scabby sore on her back near her tail and her feathers have come out around that area. She's seemed fine otherwise, but today she seems to have less energy. We have no roos… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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It appears to be scaly leg mites. My chickens are not pets.
My chickens are not pets. I have 31 and about 40 chicks coming around the 19th. They will be isolated from the big girls until they're 12-14 weeks old. So i have to get the big girls and the coop cleaned by then. some hens are 3 yrs and the rest are 1 yr. I was going to do some butchering later this summer but I may do it sooner as the older birds seem to be the worst. … read more
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August Abbott, CAS
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I noticed one of my hens had what looked like plaques on
I noticed one of my hens had what looked like plaques on it's skin (legs and face). She moves her head and neck sideways at times when looking at something on the ground. She has since lost her feathe… read more
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DVM
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My hen has lost a lot of feathers especially around her
My hen has lost a lot of feathers especially around her neck. There is black looking patches. I'm afraid I have a massive mite infestation. We have cleaned the coop and treated with DE. I have seven c… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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New rooster about 5 mo old. Got him home and noticed he
New rooster about 5 mo old. Got him home and noticed he didn't crow. He tries to but no sound. Rattled breathing (congestion) eating like a normal bird. Drinking good. Sneezing. I immediately started … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a red sex link who has been very lethargic, she has
Hi Pearl, I have a red sex link who has been very lethargic, she has had very bad diarrhea, rattly breathing, and has not been eating. I had injected her with Tylan 50 for 5 days and she seemed better… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I just brought a new 5 month old Rhode Island Red hen home
I just brought a new 5 month old Rhode Island Red hen home on Friday May 13. I have a 3 month old Barred Rock and have kept them separated but in adjacent coops. Last night, Sunday, May 15 I let both … read more
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8,877 satisfied customers
Dr. Bob,This is my Leghorn that had the prolapsed vent
Hi Dr. Bob,This is my Leghorn that had the prolapsed vent and coccidiosis when I first contacted you. Is this Vent Gleet??? I have some Nystatin oral solution. If I actually get you, I'll update you o… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Two of my 3 two year old hens started laying soft and broken
Two of my 3 two year old hens started laying soft and broken eggs. One is always deformed with a fragile shell and a hole and the other just started laying rubber eggs. The third seems fine. They eat … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My Red Sex link hen just over last few days has lost some feathers
My Red Sex link hen just over last few days has lost some feathers around neck and looks like she has some white stuff around comb. The only thing different is weather has been in the 20's at night fo… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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We have 6 backyard chickens that showed fleas on their combs
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Dr. Rosol
Dr. Rosol
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Delaware hen that is 18 months old . She was fine
I have a Delaware hen that is 18 months old . She was fine till about 2 months ago . We have 5 hens total all different breeds. About 2 months ago she started to lay shell-less eggs , so I made more o… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
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Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
Hi my little chicken Suzie has been in her coop for three days
Hi my little chicken Suzie has been in her coop for three days now and not moving. We have given her water and food but I dont think she has taken any. Shes got very cross and wont let me move her to … read more
Dr_Kitty
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Doctoral Degree
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hi , we have 3 chickens roaming a section of yard in a coastal
hi , we have 3 chickens roaming a section of yard in a coastal suburb sth of Perth , 1 of them looks sick , is not interested in food , constantly dozing off , limp colourless comb , will drink water … read more
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OUR CHICKENS ARE INFESTED WITH SOMETHING THAT LOOKS LIKE A
OUR CHICKENS ARE INFESTED WITH SOMETHING THAT LOOKS LIKE A MINITURE FLEA. wHAT CAN WE TREAT THEM WITH.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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hen: Buff..looks like she has scaley leg, with the scaling spreading
We have 5 Buff Orpintons. One hen looks like she has scaley leg, with the scaling spreading now to the second leg. Since our hens don't know much about handling, what would be the best way to help the… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a 3-4 ( ) month old pullet that is an Australorp
Hello, I have a 3-4 (?) month old pullet that is an Australorp mixed with something else. (she has a rose comb and splashes of gold on her neck feathers). She has started developing a large cyst-like … read more
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August Abbott, CAS
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I have a couple of questions about chickens. First, if I have
I have a couple of questions about chickens. First, if I have treated my Americauna pullets for lice two times buy dipping in a permethrin solution, does that kill the nits also? I have checked them o… read more
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Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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