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I have a chicken with a severe case of vent gleet. We just
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It has a large black patch on its bottom JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of bird are we talking about? Customer: chicken JA: When did you first notice this? Has the chicken been licking or ru… read more
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My chicken has vent gleet. What is the treatment? She has a
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Mandy
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My hen was egg bound a couple of days ago. I put her into
My hen was egg bound a couple of days ago. I put her into warm water and she passed the egg in the water. Afterward her vent didn't go back to normal. I put antibiotic cream on her day and night for a… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I think my chicken has Vent Gleet. I think she's had it for
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My leghorn chicken seems to have vent gleet? Her rear end is
My white leghorn chicken seems to have vent gleet? Her rear end is swollen and inflamed, and she has a discharge as well. Is there a way to treat it naturally? Or a medication I should get? … read more
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Can I send pics for someone to look at? Not sure if my hen
Can I send pics for someone to look at? Not sure if my hen has vent gleet or prolapse vent or something else … read more
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We have a backyard chicken that is in pretty rough shape and
We have a backyard chicken that is in pretty rough shape and appears to have Vent Gleet and possibly Flystrike. We are looking for advice on whether we should attempt to treat her or if it would be be… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My chicken is unable to lay her eggs for several days now
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Dr. Patsy Fields
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I have 3 chickens that have quit laying eggs. They appear to
I have 3 chickens that have quit laying eggs. They appear to have vent gleet. Could this keep them from laying and how do you cure it? They are all 3 less than 2 years old. I have 2 other chickens wit… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Vent gleet treating with apple cider vinegar water for over
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I spoke with you earlier about Girly, a six-week-old female
I spoke with you earlier about Girly, a six-week-old female chicken with vent gleet - Her feathers are very wet under her vent (a large surface area). Do you think that that's from her own saliva - ?… read more
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7-week old chicken girl has vent gleet and constipated.
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We have chicks 10 days old. Out of 130 we have lost 6 so far.
We have chicks 10 days old. Out of 130 we have lost 6 so far. We seem to be having trouble more than usual with manure building up on their rectum. They are not plugged up externally but seem to have … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Chicken not laying, eating very little, inactive, whitish substance
Chicken not laying, eating very little, inactive, whitish substance on feathers around vent… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I bought 14 baby chics ... all inoculated for Mareks, i've
I bought 14 baby chics ... all inoculated for Mareks, i've been keeping their box clean (every 3-4 days they get new pine shavings... and one is not thriving, not growing much, has poo that sticks to … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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chicks: week old..pen, it doesnt look like diarrhea..their poo
We have 150 week old chicks. (White Rocks) In the pen, it doesn't look like diarrhea, but their poo is sticking to their bottoms, we have lost a couple that have a significant amount on them. What sho… read more
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Dr. Bob
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