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Have u ever seen what looks like a piece of yellow corn in
Have u ever seen what looks like a piece of yellow corn in the corner of a chickens eye? It has caused tremendous swelling. I am treating it w/antibiotics and its getting better, but yellow corn thing… read more
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We love our hens. They are all over our farm every day and
we love our hens. They are all over our farm every day and we put them up at night. Every so often one will start to slow down and hang its wings. They seem to have trouble breathing at the end. We pu… read more
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I have two chickens with one eye swollen and puffy. I have
I have two chickens with one eye swollen and puffy. I have tried applying VetRx but one of the three is very lethargy. I am concern that this may affect the rest of the flock. … read more
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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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Have a hen, Rohde Island Red with one eye lid closed over
Have a hen, Rohde Island Red with one eye lid closed over and the area around the eye vey swollen. Other eye is bright and clear. She is eating well and behaving normally. Tends to keep her distance f… read more
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All my chickens are very sick right now. I've seen round
All my chickens are very sick right now. I've seen round worm and tapeworm in their stool. I've been treating them with albendezone. Valbazen. Every 10 days for the round worm i did that twice. now I'… read more
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Have taken in a Rooster from Fair Oaks Village Deli, whose
Have taken in a Rooster from Fair Oaks Village Deli, whose resident rooster developed a bulging eye...My assumption that it is one of those "fat" slug like eye worms, but could be other types. Anyway,… read more
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I am trying to attach 3 jpegs we just took and they
I am trying to attach 3 jpegs we just took and they aren't showing up here. The beak looks very bad, just disolved, I put some Ketoconazole 2% cream on it that I had from my doctor.… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a rooster that had puss pockets in s eyes. He was
Hello, I have a rooster that had puss pockets in his eyes. He was lethargic. He had yellow hard crust in both ears I cleaned out. Treated him with vetRX. Dropped in his throat through the hole in the … read more
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Have seven yr. old hen with wheezy raspy breathing,also one
Have seven yr. old hen with wheezy raspy breathing,also one eye has white Membrane something on top of lid. This has been going on for awhile with her Eye being filmy. As she's hard to catch, I didn't… read more
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Hi, I have five chickens and one of them is not her usual
Hi, I have five chickens and one of them is not her usual self. She has become very quiet and today she just stood still most of the time when they were let out. Every now and then she made an attempt… read more
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I found my chicken in the run laying in a corner, I picked
I found my chicken in the run laying in a corner, I picked her up, which is very unusual for this one, and noticed she felt very light, her eyes are not open and she is not holding up her head. I have… read more
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Two of my chickens have bumblefoot, and Ive bought epsom salt
Two of my chickens have bumblefoot, and I've bought epsom salt to soak their feet. Today I bought Duramycin-10 (tetracycline gydrochloridesoluble power) antibiotic at a feed and grain store to put in … read more
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I have a henpecked Zebra finch (she drew blood), I seperted
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I have 3 chooks 2 older brown and a young austrolorp. Young
I have 3 chooks 2 older brown and a young austrolorp. Young mum who Lizzie the young Austrolorp usually hangs out with wasn't around this morning. I found her puffed up and sitting under a small shelt… read more
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hens: be puffing and has got very weak, it spends..spends most
my grandaughters have 3 hens and one seems to be out of sorts, It seems to be puffing and has got very weak, it spends most of the time sitting down on the ground, hoping you can she some light on the… read more
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I took my chicken to my vet because they treat chickens (I
I took my chicken to my vet because they treat chickens (I was told anyways), MY girl has been wheezy and short of breathe at times. No discharge for eyes,nose, mouth. No evidence of worms in feces. A… read more
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What is the maxium dosage of Penicillin G Benzathine and Penicillin G Procaine injectable suspension (300000 units) I can give a 6 pounds chicken? I have been giving the chicken 1.5 cc injections for … read more
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