Chicken Veterinary Information

Chicken Veterinary Information

The Chicken vet see’s pet and backyard chickens on a daily basis.  The poultry vets are trained to treat medical and surgical conditions in pet chickens.

Chicken Vet – Metal toxicity

Chicken Vet Melbourne

Chicken Vet – chicken beak repair
Treated at the chicken vet -with two “broken” legs
Chicken Vet Melbourne
Treated at the chicken vet -with a broken beak – repaired by the poultry vets.
Chicken Vet -Bumble foot
Chicken vet treating pododermatitis at Chicken-vet-Melbourne
Chicken Vet Melbourne
Poultry  vet removing a pin from chicken with a broken leg at Chicken-vet-Melbourne

Finding a poultry vet or chicken vet and establishing a relationship with them is imperative for your pet chickens or backyard flock.  A Chickens anatomy is quite different, so they need different chicken veterinary specialized care, administered by a qualified avian veterinarian. As we eat the eggs, our ”pet” chickens lay,  the poultry vets should be able to treat your backyard layers with medications that are safe for people to. If you are a new laying hen owner, it is likely that you have many questions about what to look for in a chicken vet. There are a few basic steps that can be taken to ensure that the poultry vet doctor you choose is equipped to provide your chicken flock with excellent chicken veterinary care.

Locating a chicken  Vet

Sometimes the hardest part about choosing a veterinarian that knows poultry is locating one.   Three ways of finding a chook vet

  • doing an internet search
  • By word of mouth from other backyard bird owners
  • From your local regular non avian vet.

The Avian vets at Melbourne Bird-Vet can help you keep your backyard hens healthy and supply you with medication for common chicken diseases that are suitable for laying birds and have no with holding period – so no eggs are wasted.   From antibiotics for chickens to medications for chicken worms, poultry coccidiosis, and external lice and mites that affect chickens – especially at night.