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I have three 8-year old guinea fowl. I believe one of the
Hi there, I have three 8-year old guinea fowl. I believe one of the hens has bumblefoot (as best I can tell). She's limping and looks like she's in pain. Both of her feet are terribly swollen. I would… read more
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Hello Dr.Bob. I have today lost one of my one year old Rhode
Hello Dr.Bob. I have today lost one of my one year old Rhode Island Red chooks ( she was one year old). She had recently been producing eggs with thin shells which cracked easily, for which I was givi… read more
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One of my young hens (16 weeks about) has swollen feet though
One of my young hens (16 weeks about) has swollen feet though it is not bumblefoot. She's listless and has had diarhea. I started treating her for cocciodosis with Corid and we're on the third day tho… read more
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I have a two year oll turkey who may have bumble foot. He
I have a two year oll turkey who may have bumble foot. He keeps falling over onto his side... has been doing so now for about 3 months... getting a little worse over time. I stand him up and he tries … read more
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My chicken has a swollen eye, she is acting completely
My chicken has a swollen eye, she is acting completely normally other than that. I tried an antibiotic (yellow powder in water, don't remember the name) but it didn't work. any ideas?… read more
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One of my hens is very sick. A few weeks ago she started coughing
One of my hens is very sick. A few weeks ago she started coughing / sneezing and scratching at her face often. There is no discharge around the eyes or nostrils. She is now breathing with difficulty, … read more
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My parakeet gets weak when he flies more than five feet. He
My parakeet gets weak when he flies more than five feet. He appears dizzy and is unable to even stand on his legs. After resting for five minutes he recovers (In his cage) and appears normal. His mood… read more
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I have a silike that is around eight months old that has been
I have a silike that is around eight months old that has been sitting with its feathers fluffed up for about a week now. I noticed some crusting under her eyes and she moves her head from side to side… read more
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Dr. Dan
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hello i have a grey touraco and her feet are swollen and she
hello i have a grey touraco and her feet are swollen and she seems athritic we do not know her age could this be bumblefoot? or what can i do to help her out its been going on for a year now and none … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About
swollen comb on Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About 10 days to 2 weeks ago we noticed that her comb looked really big or maybe even swollen compared to the other chics. Since her comb w… read more
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One of the wild turkeys, which visit our property almost everyday,
One of the wild turkeys, which visit our property almost everyday, has swollen feet. I actually remember her being around last winter with her toes swallen. After many months of disappearance, she cam… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have two budgies sharing a cage. One of these budgies seems
I have two budgies sharing a cage. One of these budgies seems to have a swollen cere.Is this a problem? She seems to be slightly listless and less competitive lately. Any thing i should be worried abo… read more
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My fifteen year old female parakeet started looking like she
My fifteen year old female parakeet started looking like she was moulting the feathers of her head and face, but her appearance started deteriorating. She began to have dark brown streaks in the feath… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi I have three bantam slikies one of them has had untidy feathers
Hi I have three bantam slikies one of them has had untidy feathers on her comb and it now looks a little swollen and she is leaning her head a little. She is still eating and drinking ok. Please can y… read more
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eggs and when they are hatched will the male or female be of harm
Can a male guinea be with a female guinea if she is sitting on eggs and when they are hatched will the male or female be of harm to them?… read more
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We first took her to a regular vet who gave her antibiotics.
My cockatail has been sick for about 3 weeks. We first took her to a regular vet who gave her antibiotics. We waited a couple of days but she wasn't getting any better. I took her to a specialist who … read more
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budgie: She usually mimics different sounds like she barks
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My female canary had a white area around her right eye. It
My female canary had a white area around her right eye. It itched and watered heavily. We initially thought she had lost feathers. The representative at Petland said that she had mites and we should a… read more
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