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.

Harley with West Nile virus.
This Article Is The Successful Surgery Of My Rooster Comb
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...
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...
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...
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...
If you keep chickens long enough you’ll run into most parasites, injuries, illness and disease. I’ve only had to deal with one prolapsed vent, and there’s a reason they call it ‘blow out’. A vent...
:WARNING: Only read this if you have a lot of time to spare!
This article will tell you what Bumblefoot is, what causes it, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.
How to prevent, identify, and treat frostbite.
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