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My chicken has a bent leg. I am not sure if it is broken or
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My canary seems to have a broken foot. It is totally bent
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a guinea hen that seems to have hurt her leg. I kept
We have a guinea hen that seems to have hurt her leg. I kept her in a medium sized dog crate for a couple of weeks with another guinea and I'm not sure if the other one stepped on her leg. I was tryin… read more
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Dear Dr Elaine Thank you for your help with baby bird. Unfortunately
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I have a Blue Jay baby that has a leg that sticks straight
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My Parakeet is favoring a foot while holding the other in the
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I have rescued a Courtinex Quail with a broken leg. Ive had
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I have some baby quail that just hatched and 3 of them are
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