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Common Chicken Diseases and How to Treat Them

Common Chicken Diseases and How to Treat Them

Poultry
Chicken diseases can range from a temporary disorder that can temporarily affect egg-laying, to fatal infections that can cause the death of our birds. That is why at gallinaponedora.com we have compiled information on ten of the most common chicken diseases so that you can diagnose your birds and discover what treatment you can follow! The Most Common Chicken Diseases 1. Bumblefoot: Foot disease Bumblefoot (also known as pododermatitis) (tibak sa paa ng manok – Tagalog) is a staph infection that develops on the soles of chicken feet. Bumblefoot is one of the most common chicken diseases experienced by many chicken farmers nationwide. This infection is usually caused by a small cut or splinter that goes unnoticed. The infection begins under the skin and causes a cyst-like structure....