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Ask the Expert — Oct/Nov 2015

Bumblefoot Infections The foot of one of our Leghorns seems to be swollen and when it walks it limps on that foot to the next. I was wondering what it is and if …

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Ask the Expert —Dec 15/Jan 16

Broody For Too Long? We have a 6-month-old bantam hen, “Little Girl,” who has been brooding for 24 days. We took away her eggs in the chicken house and in the barn, so …

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Ask the Expert — Dec 14/Jan 15

If you have health-related poultry questions, send them to us at Backyard Poultry, Attn: Ask the Expert, P.O. Box 566, Medford, WI 54451 or email to Editor@countrysidemag.com. All submissions will be included in our online forums and will also be considered for print publication. Please include your name and hometown with your questions, which should be as detailed as possible. Pictures help us answer questions, so please include those too!

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Ask the Expert — February/March 2014

Peroxide or Not? We have some chicks that are about  4 to 5 months old, I think. They got pecked on the neck and head. We have them inside in …

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