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Another chicken vet question please. My 6 month old polish
Another chicken vet question please. My 6 month old polish had a swollen eye and sores around her L face a few days ago. Her right face has one tiny sore but otherwise looks normal. We have her separa… read more
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I have a 11 month old Black Austrolorp hen that yesterday I
I have a 11 month old Black Austrolorp hen that yesterday I noticed her eye and face are swollen. I brought her inside away from the flock. She's eating and drinking. Seems fine. There is leakage from… read more
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One of my hens has a swollen eye and her comb had bled a
One of my hens has a swollen eye and her comb had bled a little. I have isolated her and cleaned her eye and comb. I'm new to chickens so I'm not sure what antibiotic etc to start … read more
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One of my chickens has bubbly eye in one eye. I've been
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My female turkey has a swollen face on just one side below
My female turkey has a swollen face on just one side below her eye. It's soft and squishy... she had had it for 2 days. I'm not certain whether it's a abscess, sinusitis or a bug bite. Looking for ans… read more
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I have 2 Polish hens ( 6 months old) that have growths on
I have 2 Polish hens ( 6 months old) that have growths on their beaks. … read more
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I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on
I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on there comb and one hen has one eye crested over and she has black spots on her comb.… read more
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I have a hen that seems to have gone blind suddenly. She
I have a hen that seems to have gone blind suddenly. She does have a small case of fowl pox. At first I had to force feed her because she was so week. Now she will eat on her own, but can't seem to fi… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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One of our chickens developed fowl pox, and has a secondary
One of our chickens developed fowl pox, and has a secondary infection that appears to be Mycoplasma gallisepticum based on my research. One of her eyes developed pox scabs around it and it swelled up … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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One of my chickens (I have three) is lethargic, not moving
One of my chickens (I have three) is lethargic, not moving around much, she is puffing her tail feathers and stands with one foot curled. She is eating. I haven't seen her drink. I noticed some of the… read more
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Dr. Bob
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I think I have narrowed down my chicken problem to chicken
I think I have narrowed down my chicken problem to chicken pox. The four month old ones have the scabes on the combs and waddles and the comb color has faded. The 14 month old chicken has a scab at th… read more
Dr. Bob
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My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb
My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb with little gray or black spots. She is acting a little off-she was top one or two bird in the coop. She has separated herself and has had… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their
mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their combs. dark red white and purple black.… read more
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My small backyard flock has got fowl pox. I have just noticed
My small backyard flock has got fowl pox. I have just noticed the scabs on one of my girls 2 days ago and now 2 more are starting to get them. I have been treating the scabs with betadine and they see… read more
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Dr. Bob
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My chickens has a couple of yellow sores on her wattle and
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I have a Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About
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I have silky hens. One birdn has scabby eyes. Both eyes affected.
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I took one of our (12) Golden Sex Link Chickens to our regular
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