medical problems

  1. AnnaCK

    Leg Problem - D’Uccle Chick :(

    Hi All! I’m hoping to get some insight on an issue I’m having with my 5 week old D’Uccle Bantam chick. We ordered her from MyPetChicken and she arrived with a funky leg.. I thought/hoped it would work itself out. My husband took her to the vet today (wish i hadn’t been at work and had been...
  2. J

    Weird, soft, puffy, egg - Need help with diagnosis

    Please help! I am wondering if this is cause for alarm. My easter egger just laid this soft egg with a puffy coating. Yolk was broken seemed to be most of the inside of the egg. Chicken didn't lay for a few days then laid this egg. - Easter Egger - 9 months old. Normal weight. usually lays...
  3. C

    My dog attacked my chicken!!!

    I was letting my five chickens free range while my family and I went out to eat. Somehow, Someway, my dog and my neighbors puppy got to them and attacked. Most of my chickens were fine other than being utterly terrified but one of my younglings has a bloody, completely red and closed eye. Please...
  4. GoldenGryphon

    If absence makes the heart grow fonder, ...

    Howdy! It's been a bit since I've been back to this account. I've scanned relevant info from time to time in the past 6 (wow!) years, but haven't been very active. It's a shame, too. But, I'm back! Yay? Based on the above, you can figure that I'm not *new* to chickens. Our first flock was...
  5. K

    Prolapsed Vent - Help

    I am currently treating my hen Minnie for a prolapsed vent. I pretty much a newbie, I have learned a lot more then I ever thought imaginable about chickens in the past year but I desperately need help. Minnie has a prolapsed vent and had had one before, to be honest I do not if she ever fully...
  6. Cat the smoosh’s mommy

    Stringhalt on donkey... help!

    My donkey has stringhalt, which is when they are deficient of vitamin e, from not eating grass all winter. I do feed him hay and grain and the grain has vitamin e supplements in it, but that is obviously not helping as much as it should. What do y’all use to help with this condition? Please note...
  7. aflacmy3rdson

    Aflacs bleeding more

    my Aflac had parasites internally as well as externally I believe so I treated it now I noticed his stool is watery with blood in it his neck on the side towards his stomach has a big bulge X-rays showed nothing today it’s bigger then I’ve ever seen it but he does have a hole in his trachea I...
  8. CosmoNOT

    1/2 Sized Sick Baby

    I need suggestion for treating a sick turkey, please! Turkey raising newbie... I received an order of day old turkeys, guinea fowl, and chickens from a hatchery on July 18th. One turkey never seemed to grow but was eating and drinking. This turkey is now obviously sick - half the size of the...
  9. Breemae123

    Duck wormer?

    Does everyone give their ducks worming medicine? We had some ducklings die from what looked like flystrike but just in case it’s worms I would like to treat my other ducks. Opinions? I’ve called several places near me and no one has worming medication for ducks. Where would I get it? My...
  10. J

    Help!!! Broken toe on 2 week old duckling

    Hello, I have a 2 week old baby Moscovy duckling that was bitten in the foot by a turtle. I believe the foot to be broken because the middle toe is swollen. He is still putting some weight on it but is keeping it curled underneath him when laying down. Unfortunately, I cannot take him/her to a...
  11. C

    Intro to Canet's

    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Yes! Sorta? We've had our chickens approximately 8 or 9 months now. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 9 plus 1 3/4 bitties? Poor thing. More on him later. (3) What breeds do you have? Austrawhites, Bard Rock, Leg Horn...
  12. R

    Duckling eye infection/blind?? Help!!

    Yesterday I thought my little dude was goner but he's pulled threw and is back from the grave after being attacked by 3 other ducklings. Noticed his eye looked not good yesterday but he's progressed so much, however his eye has done the exact opposite. Im not sure if there is anything i can do...
  13. wvasseur

    soft mass right neck

    Hi, I'm Wendy; I'm new. We have a year old Americauna hen that has developed a large soft mass on the right side of her neck. She randomly makes odd jerking motions of her head and neck to the right and this morning she's keeping her right eye closed a lot of the time. She has always been a...
  14. CapricornFarm

    Gardening for Old Folks (Adaptative)

    All BYC rules apply. Lets play nice. I am getting ready to celebrate another birthday. And it is getting harder for me to garden. There are ways to make things easier and still have good results. Let's talk about it!
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