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My 7 month old salmon favorelles chicken has foam coming out
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Our favorite chicken has a respiratory issue. For about a
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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It's 4 week old hen, her eye is swollen shut and she
It's 4 week old hen, her eye is swollen shut and she occasionally gasps for breath. … read more
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I have a small flock of healthy free range chickens. One
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have two hens that have been sneezing for several months.
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a Sebastabol hen goose that just started not eating
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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9 month old chicken began struggling to walk and would
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have seven (7) beautiful hens, of different breeds. I
I have seven (7) beautiful hens, of different breeds. I noticed my Welsummer hen today was just standing around, not running or eating. They foraged in my back yard today. They love it when I let them… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a rooster that had puss pockets in s eyes. He was
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One of my older hens has developed something that is coating
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
One of my four hens is very sick. Has yellow diarrohea , is
One of my four hens is very sick. Has yellow diarrohea , is hunched and fluffed up. weak in the legs, one foot has started to turn inwards with the elbow joint accordingly sticking out. Flopped over c… read more
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I have a 3 year old hen and her comb and eye area are turning
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Sick chicken. Hunched and uninterested in food. foam in one
Sick chicken. Hunched and uninterested in food. foam in one eye and nasal discharge and breathing through constantly open mouth. Brought inside for warmth and quarantine and started giving Tylosan (0.… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Rooster: past few days..sits on his perch and sleeps...cloudy
My Rooster is staying in the hen house the past few days. He just sits on his perch and sleeps. His eyes look squinty and somewhat cloudy? Can you tell me whats wrong with him?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Hen: wheezing..3 years old and had diarrhea for about a week then died
Have a Rhode Island Red Hen that is 3 years old and has started wheezing. What should I do? Also had another Rhode Island Red Hen that was 3 years old and had diarrhea for about a week then died. Are … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
chicken: looked sleepy..one eye had little bubbles/foam..breathing
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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hen: month old..her beak open, watery diarrhea withsome formed stool
I have a 4.5 month old hen that can not walk well she lists to one side, has audible breath sounds a and sits with her beak open, watery diarrhea withsome formed stool now and again. I have given her … read more
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