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    Spider Bite?

    I pulled a few feathers out to get a clear view. The lumps developed in 2 days at most. Felt like overnight. I remember moving him, and there wasn't any lump visible. A day later the feather looked funky so I grabbed him to see what was going on. That's when I noticed all the lumps. It happened...
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    Spider Bite?

    One of my young chicken been bit. (pic attached) 5 swollen lumps along the neck. And a 2 swollen lumps around the chest/armpit area. Any idea how to treat? He is acting fine, eating and drinking. Still active. Black scab with every lump, I am assuming bite marks, spider. Here in CA only spider...
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    Why my hen is so skinny? I hope this helps some one in need.

    I do not know for sure. If I had to bet my money, I believe it was the cause of death of the other birds. The symptoms were very similar. 1 was a 2y/o rooster and the other was a 3month old male. They ate a lot and pooped a lot. But they birds kept getting skinny until they passed. I tried many...
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    Why my hen is so skinny? I hope this helps some one in need.

    Sorry for the late response. I am glad to say that the meds worked! She has recovered for a few months now. Just hatched her first batch since she been sick. Very glad i took her to the vet. Naturally you start self medicating with whatever you can find or think of. I've done that before, but...
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    Flaky skin peeling

    Anybody seen skin shedding off the chicken? I've washed them with pet shampoo but they keep on shedding. It's like dandruff. (See in pic) Flaking skin all over. Flock isn't molting. The only thing I can think of is chemical burn. Maybe? Sprayed some mites spray from Tractor Supply. Could of...
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    Why my hen is so skinny? I hope this helps some one in need.

    Mystery Symptoms Experienced: lack of absorption of nutrients, hen looked starved, she gets skinnier day by day with no discoloration of face or comb, act normal, eat normal, drink normal, stopped production of eggs, no tumors or lumps, no mites or lice and have been deworm What Happened: My...
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    Incubator Cleaning Brinsea 56EX

    Maybe some one already address this. I have hatched using my Brinsea 56EX incubator a few times. I've taken it apart to clean it. But the plastic bearings that holds the screws are starting to crack and fall apart. And i did not force the tightness. Is there another way of cleaning this thing...
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    Necropsy

    Looks bad. But doesn't look untreatable. Any recommendations for what to get for treatment? I'm making a cocktail of apple cider vinagar, oregano, garlic and honey mix for the rest of the flock.
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    Necropsy

    Okay. So i got the full report back. From the Report. Microscopic evaluation confirmed gross suspicions of a neurotropic lymphoproliferative disease (neoplastic infiltration of cells into the nervous system) that is suggestive of Marek's disease. As previously mentioned, unvaccinated birds...
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    Necropsy

    They were both hatched from my yard. The family of chicken i have here is a long family breed that I've always had. It was gifted to me from beloved relatives. Thats why I am going through all this trouble of finding the cause of illness.
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    Necropsy

    I have a few brood birds (M/F) that were gifts from long pasted relatives. Most of my flock are home bred and raised. I never have any issues til the past few years. Been raising chicken in the yard for past 10 years.
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    Necropsy

    I fear for my flock.
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    Necropsy

    I sent 2 young ladies to the lab. I shed tears when I saw them showing signs of illness. But i had to know whats going on in the yard. I got the email results today. Some one help me understand the report. Sadden about my two ladies. But hopeful this may save the rest of the flock. Hope this...
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    Shampoo?

    I am wondering if there is anything to wash the birds with? Like shampoo or soap. I know the poultry feather contains an oil and their feather aren't to be washed with soap. But is there any disinfectant wash that can be used. I will be spraying down my coop and yard soon with a disinfectant. I...
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    Marek's??

    Think I found a place. Not sure how the situation is with the corona virus and all. But the next bird that get sick, I will invest into getting it done. Finally finding out what it is. Thanks.
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    Marek's??

    I considered that. But where can you send the corpse of the chicken? What kind of lab will i be looking up for that? And how mucb does it cost? Much appreciated.
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    Marek's??

    Hi all, Okay. So ive been looking through the threads, youtube and web about Marek's Disease. I have this young bird, he is about 3.5-4 month old. He was with his brothers and sister total of 9. He is the only one doing this. Started doing it this morning. Yesterday when they were roaming i...
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    Lumps down her lower body.

    Thinking about giving her some antibiotics. But I have no idea what this is.
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    Lumps down her lower body.

    Some history: She laid eggs back in October/November and then molted after. Finish molting in December. Haven't laid any eggs since or do mating calls. Was checking her out and I found lumps on both sides of her under belly by her thigh. Been about 2 weeks now. Anybody experience this or know...
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    What is wrong with his eye???

    Thanks all for responding. All your inputs helped. You all have a great day.
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