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What eats away a roosters comb

I have a rooster that has a comb that looks like it is dying and shriveling up. Is this a parasite problem? Most of the chickens have feather lose on

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3-5 month chickens with eye probems

I have a small flock, They were healthy until new chicks introduced 3 chicks have a problem with one eye they keep shut, two chicks have both eye closed,

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Comb pale, black spots and drooping, lethargic and only thirsty

My chicken has become lethargic, not interested in treats like other chickens in flock. She also has a sagging comb that has gone pale and has developed

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Chicken Predators: Your Chicken's Worst Nightmare

You did a great job with the section Chicken Predators: Your Chicken's Worst Nightmare. However I was most interested in How will I know that it was a

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Watery eye

My chicken has a watery eye for two month

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dark floppy comb seems lathargic

I have a white tailed brown hen, she has a dark comb which is flopping to one side, she seems lathargic and her eyes keep opening and closing. For a while

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upright chickens

Sussex chick 6 weeks old went from walking, flying, and running normally to the next day standing up right like a penguin. No visible injuries. Does not

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social habits

Why do some chickens peck your feet; it's like a greeting or something?

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thin egg shells

What can I do to remedy thin egg shells? I give them ground oyster shells and it does not seem to do any good?

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Tumor

My 10 week old Golden Commet has a large tumor in the breast area or possibly the breast muscle detached from the breast bone.

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eggs

Our chickens are laying less eggs and also eating them. We feed them laying mash. They get fresh water everyday.Thank you

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problem with the eggs??

so there was a storm in Kansas city, and our house a blackout. we moved the baby chicks and the unhatched chicks to my sister-in law's house, which, luckily

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Greenpoop

Why are my red broilers pooping green

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What is it?

Hello my name is Leah Sorenson, and I have a question. We had 3 roosters and 15 hens and now we only have 1 of each. And we don't know what is killing

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What is it?

Hello my name is Leah Sorenson, and I have a question. We had 3 roosters and 15 hens and now we only have 1 of each. And we don't know what is killing

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