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.

A list of information and Frequently Asked Questions about Marek's disease of chickens, as told from a backyard hobbyist point of view.
Step-by-step guide to giving oral medication to all types poultry and waterfowl.
Avian pox is a relatively slow-spreading viral disease in birds, characterized by wart-like nodules on the skin and diphtheritic necrotic membranes lining the mouth and upper respiratory system.
Ever wonder what the correct Corid dose is? Well, this article will show you.
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...
Coccidia are a microscopic parasitic organism that infect poultry when ingested by the chicken.
Learn more about Mareks disease. Marek's is caused by a virus in the Herpes group and it's lesions are commonly seen in the kidneys, spleen and liver.
A couple chicken problems and how to fix them
Why are my hens not laying? Some common causes.
Vent Gleet is a chronic disease of the cloaca, also called the "vent" ,"butt", or as my 5 year old sons suggests "The Tweeter".
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....
Poor old Edgar is four years old with a face you can love with a little effort. He has been messed up like this since his second summer of life when he was just over a year old. The moron...
When treating a bird for coccidiosis one can give an oral drench in addition to their medicated water. Here are the instructions: Corid 9.6% liquid - Do not dilute Give 0.1 ml per pound of body...
This Article Is The Successful Surgery Of My Rooster Comb
What is an infected yolk sac? You might be wondering what an infected yolk sac is? Well it happens when a chick hatches too early. It might not have fully absorbed, it’s yolk sac which is...
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