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I have 2 chickens that appear to have now missing nails and
I have 2 chickens that appear to have now missing nails and stubby toes on at least one foot each. These chickens are at least 3 years old. Their toes seem to be shrinking. I dont think its bumble foo… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
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Our Quaker parrot seems to have picked up a slight infection
Our Quaker parrot seems to have picked up a slight infection and has tender feet following toe nail trimming..i say infection cause his feet feel warm and he's a little dumpy … read more
Richard Rawling
Richard Rawling
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I have a 7 yr. old Barred Rock that has lost her appetite &
Hi, i have a 7 yr. old Barred Rock that has lost her appetite & is lethargic and feels light & thin. Her crop is empty but seems to be full of air & her comb is a little pale. Eyes are clear & breathi… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Two of my 2 year old chicken hens are bloated and can't
Two of my 2 year old chicken hens are bloated and can't poop, neither is laying, what do I do?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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3 satisfied customers
My chicken is lame with no obvious cause. She lumps badly
My chicken is lame with no obvious cause. She lumps badly even using her wing to stabilize herself.… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My 3 year old hen started limping yesterday.. I checked her
My 3 year old hen started limping yesterday.. I checked her joint, range of motion and for any wounds on her leg and foot.. I found nothing... She's able to roost and get around.. No noticeable heat o… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,492 satisfied customers
We have one male guinnea that protects our five chickens (egg
We have one male guinnea that protects our five chickens (egg laying hens) and would like to keep him alive and healthy. He injured his foot and was limping. We were worried about infection. We asked … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
One of our hens (we inherited her and I believe she is about
One of our hens (we inherited her and I believe she is about 10 months old) is losing her toes a digit at a time and very quickly. We have removed her from the others because the attack her. Obviously… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a Dark Brahma rooster with bumblefoot on both
Hi, I have a Dark Brahma rooster with bumblefoot on both his foot pads and also on his toes. One of his toes is inflamed. What I've done so far: -wash and scrub feet - soak in Epson salt for 15 min - … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Can offer me a little advice? I keep Japanese Quail. I have
Can offer me a little advice? I keep Japanese Quail. I have three hens and a cock living together in an outside run. While examining the birds today, and cleaning their feet, I noticed that one of the… read more
DocB
DocB
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
53 satisfied customers
My chicken was diagnosed by vet as having a hip injury.He prescribe
My chicken was diagnosed by vet as having a hip injury.He prescribe Metascam.After 5 days she still hobbles and is in pain. Is there any other treatment I can do?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My hen seemed as if she had a hurt foot, so when I picked her
My hen seemed as if she had a hurt foot, so when I picked her up I looked at her foot and found a hard dark scab like thing on the top of her foot in between the meat part of her toes. I started picki… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Two of my bantam hens were trying to sit on the same nest.
Two of my bantam hens were trying to sit on the same nest. One got severely pecked on the head, and now her head is bloody and seems to be getting more swollen. I'm thinking she must have a bad infect… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello, I hope you can help me. I have 25 hens, and I noticed
Hello, I hope you can help me. I have 25 hens, and I noticed 3 or 4 days ago that one of them was limping and that she had a large nodule (white) behind her toe nail, and it had a pinky nail size scab… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,186 satisfied customers
My canary feet bleed on a regular basis. I have trimmed his
My canary feet bleed on a regular basis. I have trimmed his nails (being careful not to cut into the quick), have relaced all perches to wooden. Somehow he keeps injuring himself. What can I do to try… read more
Dr. Jaime
Dr. Jaime
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
196 satisfied customers
her claws..she looks lethargic and has runny droppings- thanks
we have a peahen who is favouring one foot and one of her claws has turned white.. she looks lethargic and has runny droppings- thanks… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a zebra finch which damaged its claw and its
Hello, I have a zebra finch which damaged its claw and its turning black and stopped bleeding. What should I do ?… read more
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andrea roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
Hello,I have a canary which my husband purchased last night
Hello, I have a canary which my husband purchased last night that to me appeared to have a broken leg. There is a lot of swelling and bruising on both legs. One of the toes is twisted with the nail po… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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