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I recently bought some chickens and i was told they're all
Hi, i recently bought some chickens and i was told they're all hens but one of them has started to crow and fight with the other girls, how can i get her to stop that? (The fighting, i dont mind the c… read more
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We had gotten our daughter to chickens for Easter, we are
Good morning, we had gotten our daughter to chickens for Easter, we are surprised to find out that one was a male. He will not stop crowing, and we're wondering if there is any type of procedure that … read more
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How can we know if our roosters crop is normal? It's really
How can we know if our roosters crop is normal? It's really big and we noticed he hasn't been crowing today. We plan on checking his crop tomorrow morning to make sure he empties it but we wanted to a… read more
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My rooster suddenly stopped crowing and is staying in the
My rooster suddenly stopped crowing and is staying in the coop. He's not Perching on the fence like normal or wandering around the yard. His poop looked watery and green yesterday, but he has no respi… read more
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I have a 4 month old chicken and she has a soft "sqishy"
I have a 4 month old chicken and she has a soft "sqishy" spot at the bottom of her neck/ top of her chest, no pain, eating and drinking okay, Watery bathroom, no blood. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I need my roosters to have noncrowing surgery. The neighbors
the neighbors are complaining about them crowing and I don't want them to be taken away … read more
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Dr Pat, I have a young rooster, about 8 months old. Condition
Hi Dr Pat, I have a young rooster, about 8 months old. Condition looks fine, however he has always been quiet, lethargic, does not eat much, hunkers down, waits to be lifted into chicken coop each nig… read more
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I have a Barred Rock rooster about 10 months old. He has a
I have a Barred Rock rooster about 10 months old. He has a large blackish spot on his comb about the size of a nickle on one side and about the size of a dime on the other side. It has white spots mix… read more
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Hello, My 1 year old Bantam rooster just stopped crowing a
Hello, My 1 year old Bantam rooster just stopped crowing a few days ago and I noticed his comb is dropping a little to one side, the other 2 hens seem fine and he is eating alright.… read more
Dr. Bob
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i have a rooster and he has just started doing something weird.
i have a rooster and he has just started doing something weird. he seem to fall on his back and cannot get up. every time i find him, he is upside down head flailing. I gently pick him up, flip him ov… read more
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I have a Frizzle Rooster, that was laying around the yard yesterday
I have a Frizzle Rooster, that was laying around the yard yesterday away from the other chickens. Today he didn't come in when it started raining so I got him and used a hair dryer...I noticed that to… read more
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I have a Cochin Rooster who is beautiful and looks perfectly
I have a Cochin Rooster who is beautiful and looks perfectly healthy, except I often hear him cough as if he had flegm in his throat and the tone of his 'Crow' has changed.… read more
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I have a Silkie girl with a milky substance all over her
I have a Silkie girl with a milky white substance all over her tail feathers. She's not eating or drinking, is lethargic and as a whole totally pissed off! Any idea what this is and what do I do about… read more
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My 6 month old rooster was thriving and very alert until 9
My 6 month old rooster was thriving and very alert until 9 days ago. I had introduced 3 pullets 5 days before that, the heat has been over 100 for days on end, and I put fresh straw in the pen. I also… read more
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chickens: sick lost some feathers..runny droppings..healthy..pale
my silkie rooster was studded out before xmas when he came back he was sick lost some feathers and had sulfer colored runny droppings the lady i studded him to said one of her chickens died and others… read more
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chickens: they went anywhere as Ive had no confirmation nor reply
Hello! I asked a question regarding chickens and featherpicking this morning, and received a good answer from Dr. Bob. I had subsequent question and submitted them, but have no idea if they went anywh… read more
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chickens: small flock..feathers as if she were just molting
I have a small flock of chickens which i keep in 2 separate pens side by side. They are all silkie bantems. One of my hens began to loose some feathers as if she were just molting, but it has continue… read more
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