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Our rooster was recently attacked by a predator - perhaps a
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I have a hen with yellow discharge from her eyes and nose (
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I lost a bantam 12 hours ago and the other is dying as well.
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Black rooster (breed unknown) has developed black spots on s
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Our parakeet just died all of sudden last night. She never
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My sun conure is sort of jerk/flapping s wings and making a
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I am currently worming my yard with wazine. I have a couple
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I have a bird who was out of its cage 2 days. I was finally
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Have a rooster: Symptoms are moaning, squats, cries, sometimes watery green colored droplets, but sometimes a well formed poo.- most often nothing comes out Feathers gone around anus. Suspect intestin… read more
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