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Ask the Expert — June/July 2016

Sex-Reversal Reversal? I’m so glad I read your article on “Spontaneous Sex Reversal” (December 2014-January 2015, Backyard Poultry). Otherwise, I never would have known what was going on with BeyoncО, …

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Ask the Expert — April/May 2016

If you have health-related poultry questions, send them to us at Backyard Poultry, Attn: Answer Man, 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 2016
February 20, 2016 . · Ask The Expert

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: 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 —December 2015/January 2016

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

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Ask the Expert — October/November 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 — June/July 2015

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: 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 — April/May 2015

If you have health-related poultry questions, send them to us at Backyard Poultry, Attn: Answer Man, 145 Industrial Dr., Medford, WI 54451 or email to pjf@bypforums.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 — December 2014/January 2015

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 four to five months old, I think. They got pecked on the neck and head. We have them inside in …

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