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I've adopted 2 Pekin ducks that were found at a lake when
I've adopted 2 Pekin ducks that were found at a lake when they were about 3/4 weeks old (I think). They seemed to both be malnourished with leg problems. Fast forward another month. They have both bee… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My chicken has a wound on her wattle. What should we do? Was
Hello, my chicken has a wound on her wattle. What should we do? … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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We think he may have a broken toe, but we are not sure It is
We think he may have a broken toe, but we are not sure It is bleeding … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Her toenail is bent upwards and she limps when she runs and
Her toenail is bent upwards and she limps when she runs and is standing on one foot. There is no blood and when she walks she looks okay. What should I do? … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I think my duck has botulism can he spread to to other
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I believe my duck has a dislocated shoulder. Yestersay.
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Her nail came out yesterday. She bled alot cocatelli. Lily
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Have a 4 week old crested pekin duck with very large
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I have a sick Pekin duckling that is 5 wks old that is very
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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0ne (out of six) of my8 week old ducks has an angel wing. It
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Please help I'm writing this because our meals budgie
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I have a 7yo Parrotlet name Periwinkle. 3 weeks ago a vet
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I have a 6 week old Pekin duck. She was attacked by
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I have two pet Pekin ducks. Udon's feet look relatively normal.
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IS THERE A DUCK DISEASE THAT CAUSES DUCKS TO LOOSE THE CABILITY
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my chickens toe nail seems to have come completely off. Its
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