Chicken Veterinary Care & Resources

Your backyard chickens may also be your pets, but your dog’s or cat’s regular veterinarian may not be equipped to see or treat your flock. Identifying local chicken or poultry veterinary care resources in advance may help ease stress during an emergency.

Here are a few chicken veterinary care resources in the Frederick, Maryland area that see and treat chickens and poultry:

McKillop Poultry Medicine LLC
5778 Indian Cedar Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
805-441-4737

  • Preventative and veterinary care for chickens, turkeys, or other domesticated fowl
  • Serving Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania
  • Exclusively mobile; services are provided at your house or farm

Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic
1550 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702
301-662-2322
Provides medical and maintenance care for exotic pets, including pet chickens.

Walkersville Veterinary Clinic
10559 Glade Road, Walkersville, MD
(301) 898-7676

  • Poultry services for chickens, turkeys, ducks, and guineas
  • Medical care and behavioral consultations
  • X-rays, surgeries, and lab testing

Other Resources

University of Maryland Extension Programs – Beginning Farmer Success fact sheets and information on raising poultry

Add Poultry Care Services to this List

If you are a veterinarian in the Frederick, Maryland area and provide poultry services and would like to be listed, please submit your name, business name, and website. If you have used a service in the Frederick Area not listed and feel others should know about them, please submit them and help out all of the other chicken keepers.

All updates to the list will be made at the editor’s discretion. This list is for information purposes, and is not considered a recommendation to these businesses and is not a guarantee of the services they provide. Please call to verify each business before bringing in your backyard chicken.