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hi i have a quaker parrot it has become very sick with swollen
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my hen developed a large black blister on her wattle last
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I have a chicken that started with her eye swollen shut &
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I have some chickens who have lost their combs and wattles
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My hen has a swollen, nodular looking wattle just on the left
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I have a rooster that holds his mouth open and one side of
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Our chicken has a large swelling behind her right eye. The
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Hi My chickens wattle is veret swollen and now all her red
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I have 17 chickens...1 has died and another is experiencing
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I have a few chickens with swollen eye with drainage coming
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hi just notcied a lump on my chicken between her eye and beak.
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My Rhode Island Red Chicken is lethargic, has a swollen face
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I have a small flock of chickens. I noticed one of them had
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