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Black spot above eye
Hi 2 weeks ago I noticed a white spot above my chicken's eye. I started treating it with topical abx but it went black so I stopped hoping it would self …
I am not able to castrate my extra roosters. Who can do this for me in Ft. Myers or nearby areas?
I have four baby bantam chicks, one of which had a red butt, and I noticed the other three were pecking at it. I've separated the sick baby. She/he …
EYES CLOSED - FEVER
My hen is sick. Its body is hot and it is not opening its eyes. There is something white in its eyes which is not letting it open them I have given it …
WHAT OTHER ANIMALS LIKE CHICKEN FEED?
Every morning all my chicken feed is gone from a self feeding feeder. No droppings so I don't think it is rats.. What animal would eat the food and not …
37 CHICKS MISSING
In one night something dug a hole into my chicken tractor. 5 chicks were left with no blood or missing parts. The other 37 are just gone. There are no …
WHAT CAN I DO FOR INJURED CHICKS?
We have two half grown chicks to get attacked by something and now can't walk no blood but they lay down all the time. They eat and drink very alert seems …
Should Chicks Be Put in With Adult Chickens?
I have a 3 month old rooster and 12 1 month old chicks can i put them together
HOW SERIOUS IS BUMBLE FOOT IN CHICKENS?
Can bumble foot cause lethargy and problems with pooping?
HELP FOR SICK CHICKS
I bought six Buff Orpington pullets two weeks ago from a local breeder. On Wednesday I came home to find two with eyes swollen and matted shut. I got warm …
BLINDNESS FROM EYE INFECTIONS
I have a blind chicken. She has white stuff covering her left eye and her right looks swollen. What should I do? Is there any medication for her?!??
TO VACCINATE, OR NOT TO VACCINATE; THAT IS THE QUESTION.
Can i prevent the chicks from getting sick ? and how bout when there are grown?
HOW DO WE GET CHICKS IN THE COOP?
Our chickens are about 9 weeks old. We just moved them from a little corral in the garage to their new outdoor coop. It has chicken wire all around the …
CLEAN CHICK BUTTS
One of my week old chick's looks like it has poop gathered up around its butt. I'm new at this you can tell.
Why Are My Chickens Not Laying?
I have 7 hens they were laying every day they are eating laying mash but one day they all just stopped laying at the same time so I thought molting after …
Why are my chickens sleeping in the nest boxes?
My hens laid well all summer and have stopped for the winter. I know this is normal but my Delaware's want to sleep in their nesting box. I have been blocking …
When to process Cornish Cross?
We butchered above bird this am, crop contents was quite green. Huge liver size of the palm of a normal hand. She was acting fine, just bullying the …
EXCESS FLUID IN EYES
I have a chicken that have fluid in front of her eyes
My unwell chicken
I had asked before also.Just wanted to know that will feeding my chicken with garlic help him as its becoming little colder here?Moreover, we gave him …
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 …
How often do I need to change the substrate for my baby chickens?
I have put down 3" of horse pellet type bedding substrate which was recommended to me by the grain store where I ordered my chickens. It is thick and although …
concerned and confused
My chickens are 2 yrs old and I have never had a problem until about 6 months ago they started losing feathers I thought they were molting but the feathers …
Removing mom from babies
What is the best chicken breed for broodiness?
Chicken lethargic and won't/ can't open eyes
Chicken began acting lethargic, now two days later won't stand and eyes won't open. I removed her from coop and placed in garage but now can't see won't …
WHY DOES A CHICKEN HAVE BUBBLY EYES?
Help with what is wrong with my chicken I have been treating with antibiotics
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