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Injuries, Diseases, & Cures

Like any living thing, chickens can be hurt & get sick. This section has articles on some of the most common health-related issues and how to prevent and solve them.

Ok, vet wrap. It comes in 4 inch wide by 5 yards long roll. Thats enough to make 3-4 bras. My roll was $3.59. It even comes in different colors. I wouldn't use red though because other chickens...
UNDER CONSTRUCTION as of May 24, 2018. Stress is a situation resulting from any external or internal factors that leads to a change in internal balance, homeostasis. Stress can be caused by...
There's that question!! It's at the end of every order for chicks purchased from a hatchery, and even from some small hobby farms. The Marek's vaccination? Should I get it? What, exactly, is...
Harley with West Nile virus.
Found worms in some poop? Find the medicine and doses here to get rid of them.
This is for people who don't want their chickens to feel pain while trying to treat bumblefoot, and I know that I copied a article, but some people don't know about it so I posted it on here....
This is a plain and simple Article without too much technical mumbo jumbo created for an easy guide for Chicken Enthusiasts whom would like to see a hands on method of correction of Leg Splay....
Marek's disease is a form of herpes virus that can infect domestic poultry and a few wild birds. In chickens, the virus can rapidly cause cancer to grow all through the chicken, most commonly in...
A list of information and Frequently Asked Questions about Marek's disease of chickens, as told from a backyard hobbyist point of view.
Egg binding is dangerous for the hen because eggs and bodily waste are expelled from the same opening – the vent.
Bumble foot is an infection in a bird's foot that, if left untreated, can lead to crippledness or death.
Just the facts - Avian Influenza
Sometimes in chicken-keeping, things happen that no one expects. It could be a sudden disease, a squabble between birds causing injuries, or even a predator attack that leaves your birds wounded...
Omphalitis is a common cause of death in chicks during the first week of life and most common with artificially hatched chicks.
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