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My cockatiel seems to have a swollen eye with slight discharge.
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I have a serama hen with the following symptoms: facial swelling, scaling on cone and face. Both eye lids are completed swollen shut. I've had a few others with these same syptoms and the symptoms wen… read more
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One side of my rooster's face has swollen around the eye
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side of the chickens face and gills are turning pale and the
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