Veterinary

Ask a Vet and Get Your Veterinary Questions Answered.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Veterinary Questions
She has a purple comb. Chicken. She's been acting weird for
she's been acting weird for a week or so. Not like normal. Lethargic, not eating or drinking as much. Her comb was droopy yesterday and now it's turning purple … read more
Dr-HerosDVM
Dr-HerosDVM
Relief Veterinarian
DVM
150 satisfied customers
One of my hens in staying in her nesting box most of the
Hello! One of my hens in staying in her nesting box most of the day. She ruffles up her feathers. Seems mostly normal, otherwise.. seems to be eating and drinking normally. (We're new chicken owners, … read more
RussellJ217
RussellJ217
Veterinarian, Co-Owner
Doctoral Degree
436 satisfied customers
This is a bantam chicken. It was acting lethargic yesterday
Hi this is a bantam chicken. It was acting lethargic yesterday so I brought her inside. Today she is not eating only drinking and just sits still. Her poop looked fine last night and earlier but now i… read more
Dr-HerosDVM
Dr-HerosDVM
Relief Veterinarian
DVM
150 satisfied customers
I brought my iguana home 2 days ago and he hasn't eaten or
I brought my iguana home 2 days ago and he hasn't eaten or really drank anything since he came home. The pet store I got him from said he was a good eater so now I'm getting worried. I've been giving … read more
LeslieR125
LeslieR125
Senior Veterinarian
DVM
77 satisfied customers
My hen has not moved in a long time. She is just sitting in
Hi there, my hen has not moved in a long time. She is just sitting in one spot … read more
AidanM93
AidanM93
Owner Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
41 satisfied customers
I have an approx 2 y.o silkie hen that developed symptoms
I have an approx 2 y.o silkie hen that developed symptoms over the last few days. … read more
Dr. Patsy Fields
Dr. Patsy Fields
Veterinarian
Dvm
1,275 satisfied customers
I have a 3.5 year old barred rock hen that I believe has egg
I have a 3.5 year old barred rock hen that I believe has egg periontitis or heart failure perhaps. About 5 days ago I noticed she was droopy, had a penguin stance, and a squishy distended abdomen. I d… read more
Dr. Strope
Dr. Strope
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
948 satisfied customers
My bird (parakeet) isn't eating and sits with its head
My bird (parakeet) isn't eating and sits with its head tucked into its wing most of the day. … read more
DrNickiDVM
DrNickiDVM
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,314 satisfied customers
It could be just her night time ritual. She was roosting and
It could be just her night time ritual. She was roosting and allowed me super close never done that before. Kept closing her eyes just odd moving slow … read more
Dr. Frederickson
Dr. Frederickson
Veterinarian
DVM
212 satisfied customers
Hen is lethargic and eats much less than other birds. She
Hen is lethargic and eats much less than other birds. She opens her mouth and extends her neck frequently. She does eat and drinks water, but not aggressively. She isn't laying. … read more
Dr. Patsy Fields
Dr. Patsy Fields
Veterinarian
Dvm
1,275 satisfied customers
She is siting in her nest box, hunkered down. When I roust
She is siting in her nest box, hunkered down. When I roust her out, she does run, but stays fluffed up... shakes feathers. I gave her a warm bath and massage, doesn't seem to be egg bound, but acting … read more
Dr. Ryan
Dr. Ryan
General Practice, Emergency Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,564 satisfied customers
I have 4 hens, 2 4 month old sex links, 1 barred rock 1 year
I have 4 hens, 2 4 month old sex links, 1 barred rock 1 year old and a 5 year old sex link. I have been getting one - two eggs a day (mostly two) for months, even through the winter... now I am only g… read more
Dr. Ryan
Dr. Ryan
General Practice, Emergency Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,564 satisfied customers
Our hen hasn't been eating and only drinks water when
Our hen hasn't been eating and only drinks water when brought up to her. She is very lethargic, either sitting on the ground or stands. Her comb is darker in color, she makes very faint wheezing? Gurg… read more
Dr. Ryan
Dr. Ryan
General Practice, Emergency Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,564 satisfied customers
I have a Buff Orpington hen that started with a cough or
I have a Buff Orpington hen that started with a cough or sneeze not really sure which few days ago and her crown that's supposed to be red seems to be a purple, blue and red color. Seems like it's a r… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
DVM
3,564 satisfied customers
She's breathing heavily acting listless. Stella and three or
She's breathing heavily acting listless JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the bird. What is the bird's name and age? Cust… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
14,717 satisfied customers
I have an 18 month old Barred Rock Hen who is going through
I have an 18 month old Barred Rock Hen who is going through her first major (adult) molt and has been lethargic for the past few days. Her poop was green/dark green for a few days-now it's just urates… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
51,823 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a total of two back yard chickens. Buff Opintons
Hello, I have a total of two back yard chickens. Buff Opintons both. One has been laying shell less eggs for about a week. Then no egg. then another shell less egg w/o yolk. Now she has stopped. One d… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
DVM
3,564 satisfied customers
My Rhode Island Red hen finally laid an egg after having EDS
My Rhode Island Red hen finally laid an egg after having EDS for @6-7 weeks, the indication that she had weathered the virus. I found it her egg this morning and immediately took her to be with the ot… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,323 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

2,703 satisfied customers

Veterinarian, UC Davis graduate, emphasis in Dermatology, Internal Medicine, and Pain Control

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

1,896 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal veterinary medicine

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

1,564 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

865 satisfied customers

20 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet experience in medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

1,323 satisfied customers

35 years in practice

Dr. Jenn

Dr. Jenn

Veterinarian

1,225 satisfied customers

Practicing small animal medicine since 2004 , also involved in working with animal rescue groups.

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Small Animal Veterinarian.

915 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x