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I have a chicken that is not doing well' So much! She has
Thank you, ***** *****! She has yellowish diarrhea, not moving much, her eyes are clear she does not have mites, she doesn't seem as though her crap is clogged. I dusted her this morning withher eyes are clear she does not have mites, she doesn't seem as though her crap is clogged. I dusted her this morning with diatomaceous dust, I spoke to her yesterday and vinegar warm bath thinking maybe she might be egg bound, I gave her a little bit of yogurt this morning, as well as diluted apple cider vinegar. diatomaceous dust, I spoke to her yesterday and vinegar warm bath thinking maybe she might be egg bound, I gave her a little bit of yogurt this morning, as well as diluted apple cider vinegar. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a silkie chook and she seems to have sour crop. the
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Sorry, my hen is having crop issues, I thought sour crop and
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My silkie has been less active and had a decreased appetite.
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I think one of my chickens has sour crop. Ive massaged the
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