How do I find an avain vet?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by The Poultry Peanut, May 13, 2009.

  1. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    I tryed google but nothing really turned up and I want to show but ya got to have those birds checked [​IMG] Any help would be nice. [​IMG]
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    Try your county extension agent. They should know an avian vet.
  3. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Your local run of the mill vet can refer you to one in your area.
  4. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

    Jan 27, 2007
    O.K. here's the link:

    posting this with the following caveat: Most avian vets specialize in exotics (not poultry). It is possible that you might get more help by calling local university or ag. extension service to run down a vet.

    I posted the link for another member who had an egg bound hen. His experience was less than satisfactory (maybe an anomaly, maybe not).

    Best of luck!
  5. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Quote:All the ones I found were in south texas; to far to drive. So are the vets listed members of that site and thus get to "advertise" or are the vets listed all the avian vets in texas?
  6. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    It is possible that it does not list all vets. I looked up my state and my vets were not listed. My vet is an avian specializing in exotics but she sees my chickens as well as my parrots. You may want to call the ones listed in South Texas and see if they can recommend someone closer to you. Worth a shot!
  7. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Okay thanks [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    I can't believe no one has said... THE PHONE BOOK yet... LOL
  9. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Quote:I haven't thought of that yet thanks!!
  10. Bryzantium

    Bryzantium Out Of The Brooder

    May 14, 2009
    In my experience you might have to become you own vet.Chickens are throw away livestock,not worth the expense of helping.I know a woman named Gail damerrow ,wrong spelling on last name,has a good book about chicken ailments.

    The Chicken Health Handbook is the name on amazon $14
    Last edited: May 14, 2009

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