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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.

This is a summary of the thread Caring for Cross-Beaked and Special Needs Chickens. Flock owners who have a chicken that is temporarily unable to eat may find useful information here on how to get...
Diseases and cures for: Fowl Cholera, Omphalitis, Pullorum, Botulism, Staphylococcus and more!
NEW 8/8/15 Here is new information - August 2015 that makes a case to NOT vaccinate for Marek's...
A couple chicken problems and how to fix them
Just the facts - Avian Influenza
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.
Equipment and emergency list
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...
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....
Found worms in some poop? Find the medicine and doses here to get rid of them.
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.
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...
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