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    Is this fowl pox?

    I am currently going through fowl pox too. Several of my pullets got bubbly eyes , especially the ones that had pox legions near the eye. One of my hens died suddenly like the one you described. I think this is due to wet pox which has a higher casualty rate. They can get both wet and dry...
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    Mystery illness - please help

    Here is a pic of her foot. It appears to be gnarled though I do not know what this might indicate.
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    Mystery illness - please help

    I have seen a very small amount of blood on her leg. Less than 1 drop. I also moved her leg into several positions and she didn't seem to feel any pain which makes me fear paralysis. Her toes do, however, grip around my finger when pressed, which may offer counter proof of neurological disease...
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    Mystery illness - please help

    New chicken tender here. My chickens were all born around the beginning of June 2020. Up until the last 30 days my 20 chickens have had an impeccable bill of health. Recently 6 of the flock has been stricken with fowl pox. I immediately separated them. About 2-3 weeks after separation I found...
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    Aloof chickens raised with 2 Guineas

    well I mean they are aloof as in they don't care to be near people. And like the guinea fowl they are flighty or skittish...moreso than regular chills.
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    Aloof chickens raised with 2 Guineas

    So I am raising flock number 2 with 4 hens and 2 guinea fowl. I wanted to raise the guineas with chickens so they would be a little tamer and not so prone to roam, which has worked like a charm . The only thing I have noticed is that the hens raised with the guineas are the flightiest, most...
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    What kind of rooster is this please!

    Any idea what kind of roo this is? Many thanks!
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    Watery eye

    I noticed some new/different symptoms on some of my other chicks today. One has labored breathing and a raw comb, some of the others have red bubbly like blisters on their beaks along with raw combs. I'm starting to think it may be the fowl pox.
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    Red bumps on beaks, combs a bit raw

    Hello everyone, I just noticed my flock of month old chicks all seem to have some variation of red bump on their beaks with red slightly raw combs. One of the 6 even has a bubbly wet eye. What in the world is happening!
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    Easter egger with watery eye

    I just noticed my month old easter egger chick has a watery eyes and a bit of a tore up comb. Not sure if this is respitory. Should I go pick up some meds from tractor supply?
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    Watery eye

    My easter egger chick, hatched August 23 has a watery eye. What is this and should I go pick up some kind of medicine from tractor supply? Her comb looks a little bit rashy as well. Any help is extremely appreciated.
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    Two month old pullet. What breed though?

    Thanks everyone. I was a bit confused because her 'siblings' all have speckled black , white, brown, red and she looks almost like a leghorn to me lol.
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    Two month old pullet. What breed though?

    Hatchery said easter egger but looks nothing like the 4 other easter egger chicks I bought. Could this be a different breed?
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    Head says girl but the butt says boy. What wins?
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    Head says girl but the butt says boy. What wins?

    Saddle feathers indicate female
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