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we have a two year old bronze breasted turkey. his legs are
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My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb with little gray or black spots. She is acting a little off-she was top one or two bird in the coop. She has separated herself and has had… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Hello I have a 2yr old Orphington rooster who has swelling
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi there, I have some turkeys that have a swallen large bag
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Dr. G.
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My two chickens have this "stuff" on their head...around their
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Dr. Bob
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mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their
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chickens: thin shelled eggs with spots of sand..listless..eating well
Hi~ I have a flock of four backyard chickens, 6 mo old. One of them seems ill: she has not laid an egg in 3 days, and in the 2 wks prior laid thin shelled eggs with spots of sand-like grit on the shel… read more
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Please advise. We have two free range hens with chicks having
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I have the white broad breasted turkeys and they are about
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have several cornish rock crosses that are dropping like
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My roosters are getting swollen knuckles in their feet. One
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I have a showgirl who is 2 yrs old and is a new mom (chick
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Doctoral Degree
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Doctoral Degree
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How bad is splay legs for a parakeet My parakeets first two
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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We have two year old turkeys...Buff Jerseys...and they are
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a male and a female turkey - they are being kept together
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Dr. MD Stafford
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My 15 yr old cockatiel injured his wing 3 weeks ago. At first
My 15 yr old cockatiel injured his wing 3 weeks ago. At first I thought it was only a broken blood feather(feather was pulled), but he also had some trauma to the wing itself. He was healing well for … read more
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