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Need help finding Roseville MN area vet for fecal test

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ttimsan, Apr 26, 2007.

  1. ttimsan

    ttimsan New Egg

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    Hi all -

    I've got a hen who's had watery poop for the past couple of months and none of the standards (ACV, yoghurt, etc.) has helped. I need to get a fecal done on her. Everyone else is pooping normal, just this one RIR.

    My vet no longer does avian and I think someone mentioned in a much earlier post there is a vet in or near Roseville, MN who does chicken fecals?

    Can anyone help me with this?

    Thanks Much!
    Sandy
     
  2. pansophia

    pansophia Out Of The Brooder

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  3. pansophia

    pansophia Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, and by the way, hi!

    I hope to meet lots of locals!
     
  4. blue90292

    blue90292 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    wes told me that fecal testing for chickens is much like fecal testing for cats and dogs so a small animal vet should be able to do it for you.
     
  5. ttimsan

    ttimsan New Egg

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    Thanks so much PanSophia and Michele! I appreciate the help.

    It's frustrating finding a good avian vet. My regular vets for the dogs/cats/horses gave me a definitive NO on chickens...darned it!

    It's good to know I can possibly talk a closer vet into doing a fecal for me, but I may be hiking into Mlps. this morning if I can't find anything closer.

    Thanks again!

    (Hey Pan, glad to make the acquaintance of another local!) [​IMG]
     
  6. pansophia

    pansophia Out Of The Brooder

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  7. ttimsan

    ttimsan New Egg

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    Thanks so much Pan! That chart was a great resource! The Lake Elmo vet is very close by and I had no idea they served birds.

    I brought my hen in today and unfortunately, she's got a large mass (likely cancer) in her belly, which is causing the diarrhea and other symptoms and is basically untreatable. He assured me she seems quite comfortable all considering at this point, so we'll keep an eye on her and keep her happy as long as we can. Poor kid. Whaddya do?

    Thanks again for your help, I really appreciate it!
    Sandy
     

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