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Sandra Ellane

Joined: Nov 08, 2011
Posts: 71
Location: New Mexico high desert Zone 7a, alkaline soils. 9" average annual rainfall.
Hate to post this, but I've searched the forums and can't find it. About 3 or 4 months back- I think it was Paul that posted a really good thread about how to diagnose chicken illness. It had a link to a site, and the site systematically addresses each element of a chicken, with photos of what a healthy chicken part should look like (eyes, comb, beak, etc). I searched different criteria, even using Paul's name, etc, but no luck. Even went out to google and couldn't find it there.

I knew I should have bookmarked it....

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John Polk

Joined: Feb 20, 2011
Posts: 6573
Location: Moving to: NE Washington USDA zone 5 Western steppes to the Rockies
Mississippi State Univ. has one of the best poultry health depts.
Here are 3 links to the same pdf document (giving 3 different ways to search it):


Another good link is: http://www.thepoultrysite.com/publications/6/Diseases_Of_Poultry

Not much on pictures, but here is the Merck Veterinary Manual (online edition):
Lisa Allen

Joined: Mar 25, 2011
Posts: 197
Location: San Diego, CA USA
This seems like a great place to also link something I found:

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