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    Chicken with Eye infection

    I have this chicken with an eye infection that's been going on for almost a month now. She was fine for the first couple weeks, she would eat drink, and when I let her out to play she would peck and do sand baths. She has taken a turn for the worse this week, and her eye is not improving, and...
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    Water ascites how to drain?

    Thanks! Turns out all i had to do was pull and twist the needle part and it came out and i stopped because i realized im going to need a bigger needle so i can be able to drain it out quicker.
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    Water ascites how to drain?

    Trying to insert the needle for my chicken to remove yellow water (water ascites) i got th needle in and got some liwuid out bit idk how to keep it pouring and i dont want to keep sticking a needle to keep draining it as it is unsanitary and poses a greater risk of infection. This is the needle...
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    Most likely a raccoon attack.

    I would wrap something around it like a piece of cloth so you do not expose the skin to more bacteria.
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    Dove gets stuck in chicken run

    Yeh we have lots of neighbors but most of them have guard dogs and i have cats so im not sure
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    Dove gets stuck in chicken run

    That was probably a tamed parakeet ( domestic) it probably ended up dying. But yeh i guess the pigeon was too afraid to move
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    Dove gets stuck in chicken run

    Pigeons and crows usually go into my chicken run to eat the chicken feed however i was walking to go close the coop door at night and a pigeon starts going crazy trying to get out so i go back out and wait, but its just not getting out so i finally go in and its on the floor and it does not fly...
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    Water ascites?

    Ok thanks should i giver her a bath? Or is that stressfull and what causes water ascites? Am i doing something wrong?
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    Water ascites?

    Yes i was thinking of putting her down but i want to let her go with very little pain
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    Water ascites?

    Chicken has been showing signs of water acites she recently fell down as she cannot handle her weight anymore idk if it is ascites as there are white spots on her vent area and id you pop them white rough substance comes out. When i feel her vent area i can feel a large bumb that is not bone if...
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    Niacin defiency in ducks?

    What are the sympton of niacan defiency in ducks? And how long till supplements begin to take affect?
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    Teen duckling cannot walk!

    This is what she looks like when she tries to stand up and if i help her she goes so far back sje flips and cant get up( like a turtle
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    Teen duckling cannot walk!

    I have a duckling who is almost to adult hood and she started to walk funny until she couldnt anymore now everytime i hold her chest to make her walk her legs go far back to her tail/vent area Some things that mightve caused this are They eat cat food as a major part of their diet I bought them...
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