Please help - emergency problem (maybe breathing)
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Oh my, she really looks in distress. Could she have a gapeworm infestation? It looks a lot like that. Usually chickens with gapeworm are in so much distress that they cannot eat or drink. The other things to look for would be a foreign object or a piece of food stuck in her airway, so look into it with a flashlight. Does she have any nasal secretions or is she coughing up any blood-tinged mucus that could be a disease called ILT (infectious laryngotracheitis?) The treatment for gapeworm is fenbendazole (SafeGuard Liquid Goat Wormer) 1/4 ml per pound given for 5 straight days. Levamisole also can be used. If you can get her to a vet or emergency center, it would be good.
Edited by Namasteci - 10/11/15 at 7:51pm