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    Possible egg bound chicken

    Noticed this afternoon a chicken puffed up and not responding to me tossing out some food like the others, she seems to be a little more solid by her vent area. We got inside gave her a warm bath, she did poop out a green poop while in the bath, but still acting very docile, gave her food and...
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    Help chickens breathing is super loud!

    I unlocked my chickens today, they seem to have no issues and when I went outside to unlock them I came across a chicken acting normal but her wheezing sounds terrible, I don't know what it would be. My first thought was respiratory infection, so we brought her inside in a dark bedroom. I was...
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    Ducks and/or Geese emergency

    We purchased this feeder for our animals (link Below), it has a wingnut and a hanging thing on top we tighted the wing nut down before placing the thing inside the coop it has been in there coop for months now. This morning the top was pulled off which is the wing nut along with the hanging...
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    Chicken laying eggs

    Hey my new layers have seem to found a spot laying there eggs into my goats hay feeder, should this be a cause for concern for my goats who eat the hay, going to keep them in there coops a little longer to get them to use there boxes just was concerned if they can give my goats something.
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    Injured chicken leg

    I recently have a chicken that has began limping she is almost 2 years of age, how do I tell if it is broken or not, she still puts some weight on it, but is limping rather terrible.
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    Egg bound!

    We have a duck that is currently, not eating or drinking. We thought she was egg bound and we went in and checked to see if we can feel an egg and we can't. Have tried warm baths and other options and nothing has worked. She usually doesn't let us catch her as easy and today I just picked her up...
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    Raccoon

    Had a raccoon enter my ducks fenced run tonight the ducks were locked in there shed so no harm, I couldn't get a good angle to get a clean shot, so I shot and missed it. Will it come back tonight or any after being shot at?
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    Ducklings and Goslings

    It is supposed to get down to 53 degrees here, we have ducklings and goslings that are 5 weeks of age and still live indoors, we just built a shed for them outside and was wondering if we put a heat pad in that shed would it be warm enough for them to live in the shed for the night or should we...
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    Possible respiratory infection?

    A few days ago we noticed our one chicken was holding her one eye closed occasionally. The eye appears to have a cloudy film or discharge in the corner. We have been treating with VetRx and vetericyn eye gel for two days with not much improvement, I am about to start terramycin eye gel. However...
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    Ducks eye

    Bottom of one of my ducks eye lid is swollen and pink, is this possible and eye infection or is it something worse?
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    Duck locking key (Help)

    Hi, we recently lost a key to our ducks shed and it was golden and we have straw in there run. We are not sure where we could have lost the key at and was wondering if ducks would be able to find it within the straw and swallow it if it happen to fell off in there run?
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    Bumblefoot or no

    We noticed this week our chicken foot was a little swollen between her toes and below her foot, we have been treating it with water, epson salt, and a poultry spray and wrapping it with a bandage and vet wrap. I noticed this like scab like thing on the bottom of her foot but its brown not black...
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    4 week old duck always panting!

    We have four ducklings 3 of which do not pant and one that has grown so fast and is bigger then the other 3 is always panting, she has been panting for as long as I remember having her, she eats fine and drinks fine. Temperature in the closet that they are in usually stays around 78 to 85...
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    White poop in duck

    Hi, i have a duck that recently had a solid white poop, but also a liquidy white poop with a brown spot in it. Should I be concerned?
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    Wry neck, options please

    Hi, I posted recently about having a duckling with wry neck, she has had this issue sense possible day 3 after receiving her and she is now approximately 8 weeks old now, we have taken her to the vet twice first vet said it was a deficiency and gave us selenium and told us vitamins daily that...
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    amoxicillin

    Hi, I have a duck that was prescribed Amoxicillin, but neither me or my wife can get the syringe in her mouth to get her to take any of it. I was wondering if I were to mix it with a little food would it have the same affect?
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    Wry neck

    Hi, I have a duck approximately 5 weeks old, she has had wry neck for almost 4 weeks now. We have been trying vitamin treatments and we have her separated from the other two ducks. She hasn't shown any signs of improvement she is able to eat and drink, but her head remains side ways/upside down...
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    9 to 10 week old chicken, leg problems

    Hi, I have a 9 to 10 week old chicken with a slipped tendon I think, neither of her hocks are swollen. But her right leg is twisted towards her inside. She hobbles along and sometimes never really moves. She eats and drinks fine. I have seen people fixing little chicks legs, but everytime I try...
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    Slipped tendon

    Hi, I have a 9 to 10 week old chicken with a slipped tendon I think, neither of her hocks are swollen. But her right leg is twisted towards her inside. She hobbles along and sometimes never really moves. She eats and drinks fine. I have seen people fixing little chicks legs, but everytime I try...
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