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Our dog got into our chicken coop on Thursday. I've been
Our dog got into our chicken coop on Thursday. I've been medicating with Theracyn 2-3 times a day and using electrolytes in water. Wound seems to be smelly this morning. No real poop since injury. She… read more
Dr. Rein
Dr. Rein
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
87 satisfied customers
My New Hampshire Red (NHR) hen was treated a few weeks ago
My New Hampshire Red (NHR) hen was treated for coccidiosis a few weeks ago because my Leghorn hen had a bad case of it. Dr. Bob helped me with that and she is doing fine. All birds were also treated f… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a male cockatiel approx. 16 years old. Just today I
I have a male cockatiel approx. 16 years old. Just today I see he is having trouble going to the bathroom, what can I do?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my hen has been humped so much by our rooster that her feathers
my hen has been humped so much by our rooster that her feathers are very thin, so I just brought her in to look at it and there is a black huge wound looking area under her feather that is scaring me.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Bird Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
24,094 satisfied customers
rooster: sort of animal and got his butt kicked..his left eye..maggots
My rooster, clyde, met with some sort of animal and got his butt kicked, literally. He also lost most of his beautiful comb and his left eye is completely swollen shut. i brought him in to clean him u… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Bird Veterinarian
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
24,094 satisfied customers
heavy infestation..adopted.., and shes never laid an egg for us
We have a New Hampshire Red with a heavy infestation of worms. We adopted her from a farm about 4 months ago, we don't know how old she is, and she's never laid an egg for us. The worms are small, les… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Cockatiel is about 25 years old and has droppings showing bright
Cockatiel is about 25 years old and has droppings showing bright red color in stool that is a little solid but runny in texture--what can I do to help him?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Is anyone there? I asked if there is anything I can do for
Is anyone there? I asked if there is anything I can do for my 2 year old parakeet that my cat got a hold of? Has small hole no blood. Not sure if it is a claw or tooth hole. There isn't any bird vets … read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
Veterinarian
147 satisfied customers
My backyard hen has a yucky butt, not eating, floppy comb and
My backyard hen has a yucky butt, not eating, floppy comb and seems to be falling asleep alot. I have cleaned off her butt and separated her from the other chickens. There does not seem to be a respri… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
hens: tail feathers..biting at their own skin and dying.
My hens have lost their back and tail feathers. They are biting at their own skin and dying. I have seen them molt before. This is very different presentation. I keep them in a coop in my barn with my… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello, I cant believe this service exists. My 8 year old girls
Hello, I cant believe this service exists. My 8 year old girls is traumatised as her 3.5 month chicken has just been attacked by our rooster. Injuries are a bloodied and bare head and upper neck.. She… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
birds: Mites..treated..prozap, a permethrin powder..bedding
I am going through my second bout, in about 2 months, of Northern Fowl Mites. The last time I treated the birds with a powdering of Prozap, a Permethrin powder. I also cleaned and disinfected the coop… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have black Javas and Rhode Island reds and their cross which
I have black Javas and Rhode Island reds and their cross which is an Auburn Java. Some of the birds have pale combs, some have what appears to be white spots( like broken off feathers about the neck. … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
Good morning- We have a small flock of Americauna laying
Good morning- We have a small flock of Americauna laying hens (15), in their second laying season. This past Saturday we discovered one with a bloody back end. We isolated her in her own clean chicken… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a Buff Orpington hen about11 1/2 months old. She had
I have a Buff Orpington hen about11 1/2 months old. She had patches missing feathers near both wings and today I can see that her feathers are completely gone under the wings where you can see raw fle… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My domestice goose has a think heavy type growth on her beak.
My domestice goose has a think heavy type growth on her beak. Its stiff and very hard. It seems to be removing part of her beak. How can I get rid of it. I have tried warm water, but it will not come … read more
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Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
Walking home from the shops I put some shopping bags down and
Walking home from the shops I put some shopping bags down and noticed I had accidentally done this near the base of a lamp post where there are quite a lot of bird droppings. I'm pretty sure they were… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
hen: yr old..lethargic, just found her w/ vent area..worms..Feathers
4 yr old hen, lethargic, just found her w/ vent area full of tiny grayish tubular shaped wriggling worms. Feathers in some disarray. What is this???? Can it be cured??? I have 8 3mo pullets and 3 adul… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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Bird Veterinarian

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