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I think she had/has vent gleet. I've been giving her
I think she had/has vent gleet. I've been giving her Nystatin and epsom salt bathes. It seemed like she was getting better. Today her butt was covered with waste so I gave her a bath. Since she's been… read more
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My hen Meadow I believe has vent gleet or cloacitis. I
My hen Meadow I believe has vent gleet or cloacitis. I cannot find a vet that will see her anytime soon. I know she needs an antifungal medication to get over this. I have been giving her Epson salt baths to help remove it. I am located in Morgan Hill Ca. Can you pleasehelp? … read more
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My baby hen is 4 months old and she isn't laying yet but her
My baby hen is 4 months old and she isn't laying yet but her bottom is very swollen and there is something very hard rt in her vent area I gave her a sit bath and some poop came out.theres no poop aro… read more
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Can I send pics for someone to look at? Not sure if my hen
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I have a flock of six hens. One of the birds has been
I have a flock of six hens. One of the birds has been sneezing for the last month with no other symptoms. A few days ago I noticed that another one of my birds began to act funny. She is staying to he… read more
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Roosted early, moving slowly, droopy comb, messy feathers
Roosted early, moving slowly, droopy comb, messy feathers around rear. Leghorn … read more
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We have a chicken that is showing symptoms of being unwell.
We have a chicken that is showing symptoms of being unwell. lethargic, sitting around and not socialising with the rest of the hens. Her feces are green. We have isolated her for now. … read more
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This is about one of my chickens. I found her laying on her
This is about one of my chickens. I found her laying on her side in her coop area yesterday and roused her...she waddled a few steps and then layed back on her side. I brought her inside and kept her … read more
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I am pretty sure one of my chickens has vent gleet. Do I
I am pretty sure one of my chickens has vent gleet. Do I need to treat with oral antifungals? … read more
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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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I have a hen (bared Rock) that was having some balance
I have a hen (bared Rock) that was having some balance issues and is now unable to stand in her own. She eats and drinks(with some assistance) her comb is normal looking. She is about 10 months old. … read more
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She has teeny tiny crawling bugs, her feet are hot. And
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She is very thin and has watery poop and for a few weeks
hi. she is very thin and has watery poop and for a few weeks what looks like vent gleet. she is weak too. comb looks good. … read more
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My chickens just started laying eggs. One of them who
My chickens just started laying eggs. One of them who usually eats treats ( grain, dried meal worms, peanuts, bird seed) out of my hand is not eating it. She also has a little bit of dried poop on her… read more
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We are renting a house and it came with chickens. 2 are in
Hi,, We are renting a house and it came with chickens. 2 are in excellent health but the 3rd refuses to roost with the others, spends most of her day sitting under the dust bath table and often likes … read more
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I have a flock of only two (pampered) hens since 2010. My 4
I have a flock of only two (pampered) hens since 2010. My 4 1/2 year old Barred Rock has had knobby, swollen feet/toes, and a few small yellow bumps on a few toes since around April. Vet thought it mi… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My one-year-old Barred Rock chicken is losing feathers like
My one-year-old Barred Rock chicken is losing feathers like crazy. I can now see her bare bottom for about 2" on each side of her anal opening, and she literally leaves a trail of feathers. She seems … read more
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