Found worldwide, erysipelas most commonly affects turkeys. The bacteria live in areas high in nitrogen and enter the bird through skin wounds, mucous membranes, or ingestion. Fighting, picking, and artificial insemination may create lacerations.Read More
Most of the multiple diseases that affect a chicken’s nervous system have the same clinical signs. Common signs are full or partial paralysis of one or multiple body parts, loss of balance, walking in circles, blindness, wry neck, and even convulsions.Read More
In a universe where dogs, goats, or even alpacas can be seen surfing, the thought of animals enjoying the oceans isn’t a novel idea. The line is typically drawn at chickens, however, because they are known to not enjoy water or swimming.Read More
In July of 2019, the employees at that Tractor Supply called Lisa to come to pick up Topper. At the time no one realized how special Topper would become.Read More
Salpingitis is inflammation in a hen’s oviduct, as a result of an infection. Multiple pathogens can cause a secondary salpingitis infection. Infections
may spread upward from the cloaca or downward from another infection in the hen’s body. Respiratory infections are known to lead to salpingitis.