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Redness around her vent. Dirty wet feathers around her vent.
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Our 2 year old hen is lethargic not eating and has a
Our 2 year old hen is lethargic not eating and has a yellow/clear egg like substance coming out her vent. I bathed her and checked for a broken shell yesterday. We did not find any shell. When drinkin… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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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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My hen is sleeping constantly and not running towards
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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She seems swollen around her crop area. I felt her, her crop
She seems swollen around her crop area. I felt her, her crop wasn't hard but I don't know if it would be considered mushy … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Our hen has had an impacted crop. We worked 3 days to clear
Our hen has had an impacted crop. We worked 3 days to clear it and gave her some garlic water. She has been fine for a couple of days. This morning she was waking like a penguin. Some feces on the fea… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My 3 yr old hen is acting more lethargic. No discharge eyes,
My 3 yr old hen is acting more lethargic. No discharge eyes, nose, comb darker red with hint of purple tips, Crop feels fine, checked vent, doesnt feel like any egg, had dried pop on her butt, feet lo… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have an unusually large 3 year old Buff Orpington hen that
I have an unusually large 3 year old Buff Orpington hen that has stopped eating but drinks a lot of water. We dusted her with food grade diatomaceous earth for mites. She frequently and repeatedly run… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Lethargic, standing in one place, leaves cool but only to
Lethargic, standing in one place, leaves cool but only to stand with eyes close under coop as other chicken is roaming. It's been three days like this … read more
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My chicken looks a little dizzy and wobbly. I am not sure
My chicken looks a little dizzy and wobbly. I am not sure that she is eating. I thought that she might have started molting because she lost alot of feathers. I feel like it is something else because … read more
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Just this morning i noticed a lot of poop down one of oyr
Just this morning i noticed a lot of poop down one of oyr chickens feathers, she wont eat, shes very tired and has been drinking water all day, this afternoon we tried to pick her up to wash her tail … read more
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Our pet chicken is plucking at her chest and is hiding.
Our pet chicken is plucking at her chest and is hiding … read more
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7-week old chicken girl has vent gleet and constipated.
7-week old chicken girl has vent gleet and constipated … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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bantam: slightly larger than the other wynadotts we have.
Hi. We have a bantam wynadott. She is slightly larger than the other wynadotts we have. At first we thought she might of been a cock because of her size and also she has a much deeper croke. She has n… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Hello, I wonder if you can help me with a chicken problem.
Hello, I wonder if you can help me with a chicken problem. I have 3 free range chickens who are ex battery hens, we got them when they were 1 year old in October 2010. I recently dewormed them as I do… read more
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Dr. Bob
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I have three VERY tame 2yrs old hens (probably Rhode Island
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my pullet is about four months old, and this morning as i was
my pullet is about four months old, and this morning as i was letting them of the coop, notice one of my pullet was not very responsive. she was walking slow and like a little out balance when she wal… read more
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