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What’s more, you can ask our poultry experts about your flock’s health, feed, production, housing and more! We’re here to help.

Please note that although our team has dozens of years of experience, we are not licensed veterinarians. For serious life and death matters, we advise you to consult with your local veterinarian.

Ask the Expert December 2019/January 2020
October 25, 2019 · · Ask The Expert, Members Only

Ask our poultry experts about your flock’s health, feed, production, housing and more! Please note that although our team has dozens of years of experience, we are not licensed veterinarians. For serious life and death matters, we advise you to consult with your local veterinarian.

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All Cooped Up: Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis in poultry is a common protozoal disease affecting the intestinal tract. It mainly afflicts chickens and turkeys and is found on a global level.

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Ask the Expert October/November 2019
September 29, 2019 · · Ask The Expert, Members Only

Ask our poultry experts about your flock’s health, feed, production, housing and more! Please note that although our team has dozens of years of experience, we are not licensed veterinarians. For serious life and death matters, we advise you to consult with your local veterinarian.

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All Cooped Up: Coryza

Coryza is an upper respiratory infection caused by a bacterium. It is highly contagious, with morbidity as high as 50% and mortality as high as 30%.

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How to Connect with Our Poultry Experts
September 3, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Ask our poultry experts about your flock’s health, feed, production, housing and more! Please note that although our team has dozens of years of experience, we are not licensed veterinarians. …

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Ask the Expert: Parasites (Lice, Mites, Worms, Etc.)

Do you have a question about parasites and your flock? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Feathers

Do you have a question about molting, feather picking, or other feather issues? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Eggs/Odd Eggs

Do you have a question about eggs? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Pecking

Do you have a question about chicken pecking? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Summer

Do you have a question about keeping poultry in summer/heat? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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