The No Eggscuses

Guide to Bird Care

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If you’ve got questions about your poultry and pet birds—you’re in the right place! We’ve collected reliable information from across the web and brought it together in one place. Whether you’re a single bird owner or have a flock, we hope you use this information to keep your birds healthy and happy!

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Learn your turkin from your toucan and your francolin from your finch.

POULTRY VS PETS BIRDS

If there’s a sudden death in your flock or an unusually high number of sick birds, it is critical that you report it to help limit the spread of disease.

REPORT SICK BIRDS

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Chicken Wound Management

Just like all of our pets, chickens get injured. If you’ve done some basic first aid on you, your kids, your dogs, cats, horses, llamas etc., you can do it also on your good old

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Chicken Wound Management

Just like all of our pets, chickens get injured. If you’ve done some basic first aid on you, your kids, your dogs, cats, horses, llamas etc., you can do it also on your good old

  • A chicken with very swollen sinuses as a result of avian coryza.

Avian Coryza

Could Coryza be the Cause of Your Clucking and Coughing Chickens? Avian coryza is a bacterial respiratory disease that appears to have become more common in backyard chickens over the last several years. Because it

LATEST BLOG POSTS IN DISEASE PREVENTION

  • A chicken with very swollen sinuses as a result of avian coryza.

Avian Coryza

Could Coryza be the Cause of Your Clucking and Coughing Chickens? Avian coryza is a bacterial respiratory disease that appears to have become more common in backyard chickens over the last several years. Because it

  • White, wrinkled crop with "Turkish Towel" like texture.

Sour Crop: The Name Says It All!

From the name “sour crop” you can deduce the anatomical location (aka the crop) and the smell (aka sour). What and where is the crop? The crop is a pouch (see Figure 1) just “south”

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