1. TheBirdBabe

    Rooster's spur is hanging on by a thread

    One of my roosters has been cocky lately & looks like he got in a good scuffle. His spur is hanging on by a thread! He walks fine (unless he bumps it) but I'm worried it's hurting him. 😔 Is there a wound spray that might numb it? Will it just fall off? He isn't one that will just let me catch...
  2. O

    URGENT: Chickens losing feathers on base of tail!

    Someone please help me, My birds have recently started losing feathers near the base of their tail. They are quite young, turning a year old next month. They have been laying a lot of eggs regardless of illness (all my birds have a history of so, the two that died in the past laid eggs on their...
  3. MishellPz

    Need help!! Chick injured!

    Yesterday I had came back to my home to see that my chick wasn't peeping (we let it be outside but inside a cage type of area, we couldn't keep it outside with the rest of the flock since a hawk or bird of that kind took it's two other siblings before). It was injured, and very badly at that :(...
  4. 0

    How to help duck with possible hip issues

    One of my ducks, Mav, has been having a fight with bumblefoot for a bit. She’s on antibiotics and it has been getting better steadily. today I was sitting with them when Mav refused to walk. She would stay laying down and wiggle across the yard like a demented snake. She doesn’t put any...
  5. A

    Roosters hurt my chicken and I don't know why??

    Can someone tell me if this a hen or a rooster? Problem is that it keeps getting pecked till it bleeds(check image above), i have other hens and roosters u can easily tell but this one im no so sure , i mean it does not fight back , it does not roost in the morning , or is aggressive at all ...
  6. r_o_o_s_t_e_r

    sick hen and swollen rooster face

    im more concerned about the hen because she’s not active. the rooster is still active, just has had a lump on his face for the past couple days. he’s acting as normal. but the hen isnt moving, and the way shes standing almost looks like a tom’s strut. shes very lethargic and isnt eating much...
  7. D

    Broken toe? Infection? Fungus?

    I’m so confused what is causing this chicks foot to look like this! Anyone seen this before?
  8. FathertoFeathers

    Scalped Rooster

    I just got back from picking up some chickens off of Craigslist. Among one of them my Ayam Cemani rooster is not in good shape. I know people are going to wonder why I even bought him then. I bought him because I did not want him getting more and more beat up. I wanted to give him a better...
  9. Ocean Flare

    HELP! Quail has infection or something! Not sure

    Hi. I just went in to check on my quail and one who for the past week and a day couldn't walk has a big infection or SOMETHING on her! I thought it was minor since since she had once before hurt her leg but it was fine in a few days. But then I saw slight red coloration on her feathers and cut...
  10. Ocean Flare

    Quail Broken Beak, Non-Stop blood

    She won't stop bleeding now from her beak and she's so small it's so much blood for her and corn starch won't stick and I don't know what to do. She's smearing it everywhere, I think she lost touch blood she sounds like she's having trouble breathing or something I'm not sure. Edit: she laid an...
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  12. J

    4 six week old ducks attacking eachother

    Hello! Im very new to taking care of ducks, we're not even sure of the genders yet. We just started moving the ducks outside in their coop every once in a while but other than that we've had them in our room with us as it's been cold and rainy lately. Last night we noticed that one of the ducks...
  13. Ocean Flare

    Quail Got Hurt

    Hi! So I just went outside to check on my quail and I found my male's feet were all entangled in string and so I quickly cut it and brought him inside. Heis sitting in my bathroom sink with his feet in the was and the string cut through to his skin. Other than him sometimes holding one foot up...
  14. K

    Duck With Injured Knee-Should I Wrap It?

    Hey Everyone, Long time lurker, new member and poster. I have a duck that I found two days ago limping. The limp was severe and at times she was holding the leg completely up and sticking her wing out for balance. I immediately brought her in and inspected her legs. Her right leg was hot to...
  15. Frosty_2503

    Injured (?) baby chick not using leg and laying on side

    We have a young silkie hatched Feb 23 (now is March 13) and was in with a second one. She is now segregated. One morning (about 5 days ago) I went to check on them and she was laying down on her side and doesn’t want to use one of her legs so she kind of shuffled around and pokes it out on...
  16. S

    Duck with Broken Leg! Help!

    Hi! I have a very sweet 3 year old female Pekin duck who seems to have a broken leg. She can't walk or stand on it at all, but I don't see any bones poking through or bruising. We have a storm here, so I think she may have gotten scared and hurt herself. I can't see or feel any swelling, and...
  17. I

    My baby chick can’t walk

    Hi there, I have a chick that hatched this morning and it can’t walk properly. It appears as though it has a broken left leg or some implication regarding it’s left leg. It’s leg sits out sideways and it appears as though it can’t put any weight on the leg. The chick can limp around but it’s...
  18. C

    Help! Wobbly hen

    My hen has had a slight limp for the past couple days, nothing too major. But on Sunday she couldn’t stand so I separated her, she got out and made her leg worse. Sunday and Monday she was eating and drinking, tuesday I had to make her drink water but she ate fine. This morning she ate when I...
  19. C

    Spider bite?

    Hello everyone, o walked out this morning to see one of my girls laying on the ground, barley able to walk. When I looked closer her thigh was huge, a little smaller than a golf ball and hard. The skin around it was a purple pink color and she had a scab that was yellow. She showed no signs...
  20. Nellixc

    Help! My chicken can’t walk, what to do?!

    I have 8 chickens, all 5 1/2 months old. None have laid and egg yet. Last week my chicken stopped walking - we tried giving her epsom salt baths and she seemed a lil more peppy after each one, but now she lays with her one leg straight out and can’t sit up. Her leg doesn’t appear to be broken...
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