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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello fellow PA folks! [​IMG] I'm dealing with bumblefoot with one of my hens. Does anyone know of a vet in Central PA who will treat chickens or at least give advice about treatment/antibiotics? I haven't been able to find a vet willing to help. I'm trying to treat myself but would like to have a back-up plan in case my treatment doesn't work. Thanks, all. BTW I also have rooster who needs a new home soon. I couldn't hlep but notice all of the rooster related posts. LOL
     
  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:Hello! I'm in York County and I'm sorry I don't know of any vets for you. There are a lot of threads in The Emergencies Section on treating Bumblefoot which you may find useful.

    I had a lot of success this summer in relocating 12 young spare roosters on Craig's List. I gave away 5 which will probably be eaten and sold 4 which I know were going to be eaten, but I also sold 3 four month old pure Ameraucana roosters which will all be kept as flocks roos.
     
  3. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good morning, animalover [​IMG] I'm just north of Harrisburg in Duncannon, Perry County. Middletown is not far at all. It would be reassuring to know I have a back-up plan. I lost a cockatiel to bumblefoot many years ago, before I knew anything about bumblefoot. It had progressed too far by the time I noticed there was a problem. Thank you very much for the lead!
     
  4. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Neighbors! [​IMG] I take my English Bulldog to a vet in Williamsport, Dr. Knoebel Sr. and when I had called to ask if he sees chickens, I was told he used to see them and they were sure if I have any questions about them, he could help. He is a good guy and does not make me run there all the time for visits and will send me meds through the mail if I need them for the dogs. He is the only one that figured out what was wrong with my bulldog after I spent tons of money & went through numerous local vets! I have not had a need to take any of my chickens to the vet yet but if I do, I will let you know how they do up there. I do have to take the dogs for their check up soon so I will talk to him them.
     
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    South Central here... me and SunAngel are practically neighbors [​IMG]
     
  6. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you sgtmom52 and NewToFarming for your responses, the vet name in Williamsport and for your advice. My Tricide-Neo came today and I used it for the first time. I can't wait to unwrap my hen's foot tomorrow to see if it made a difference (I think I really need to be more patient). I feel better that I have 2 vet names to try in case it doesn't help. Thanks again everyone for your suggestions. It's nice to have such helpful neighbors [​IMG]
     
  7. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sighted a mature Bald Eagle less than a mile from our house while on this evening's drive. He was indeed majestic. Sure hope he doesn't develop a taste for chicken.
     
  8. Jasmine1998

    Jasmine1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Telford, Montgomery County
     
  9. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey RhodeIslandRedFan!
    Just wanted to say hi neighbor....I'm in Duncannon also [​IMG] . I don't have chickens yet since we just moved to PA last year I had to sell mine. But, hopefully after winter I'll have a new coop built and get some new chickens.
     

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