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  1. H

    Worms and Respiratory Disease

    Hello all, My vet gave me tri/sulfa (40mg/mL) to treat an upper respiratory infection for my flock. Bacteria were identified as Enterobacter and Galibacterium. I have been treating everyone for 4 days now after one of the healthy ones started to show symptoms after I had quarantined the...
  2. S

    My Silkie Has Worms!

    One of my silkies recently started acting a little low energy and had a poopy butt. She still walks around and goes into the run from the coop on her own and her color seems fine but it started to worry us. While we were washing the poop from her butt, we saw she has a few worms! We started...
  3. S

    My chick was choking on a baby worm

    So I gave my baby chicks worms and they absolutely loved them! Anyway, on of my black silkies ate a full worm it took her ages to eat it and the worm kept on coming back up and down her throat. We were very worried and thought she was choking. Her head was up and was trying to swallow it. Now...
  4. buffy-the-eggpile-layer

    Blood on Urate Part of Chicken Poop: Cocci?

    Hello, I've noticed nighttime poops from one of my hens intermittently has what looks like blood around the outside of the white part. She is going on 15 months old, otherwise acting healthy (normal appetite, normal energy levels, etc.). Should I treat for cocci? I was planning to start...
  5. H

    REALLY need help with sick chick. Clear watery poop going on 3+ weeks.

    - Having issues with an Olive Egger hen about 3 months old. I am a NEWBIE chicken keeper and really know nothing. I have 11 others of the same age...and all seem to be fine (eating and drinking and active). However....there is one that I am worried seems a little lethargic even though he is...
  6. L

    Worms? Lice? Impacted Crop?

    Hi Everyone- This girl started feeling ill a few weeks ago. It started presenting with loss of balance so I originally thought bumblefoot. Then her feathers started falling out. When I looked at her she had a ton of dander on her skin under the feathers. So I treated for lice/mites using...
  7. etherealmj

    Juvenile Muscovy Not Recovering from Gastrointestinal Worms

    Hello BYC community! This is my first thread 😊 FYI This is my first flock, so I wasn't aware of preventative worming. They were born at the beginning of May. The duckling in question, Lucky, was born a week or two after as the only survivor of his brood. Lucky has shown symptoms of...
  8. Spatacuulous

    New Flock Adoption = No Eggs

    We recently dove back into the Chicken life. A friend told us about 4 rescue Reds that needed help, so I purchased a coop and attached run - and they have fenced free range as well. They have great food, clean water every day, treats, shade - nesting boxes etc - all the right stuff. The first...
  9. LittleBird123

    Chicken with bloated abdomen

    Around a day ago I noticed that one of my chickens has a bloated abdomen beneath her vent that feels like it is full of fluid. She has been having very watery diarrhea and is breathing heavy. Today her abdomen feels a little bigger and she looks painful. She will still eat and drink and her comb...
  10. CHlCKEN

    Help! Chicks have worms!

    I’m posting this for a friend of mind, so I don’t have tons of info, but she spotted worms in one of her little chick’s droppings, and she needs help finding a de-wormer.
  11. A

    Maggots on one of my girls.

    I have a two-year-old girl who we thought was egg bound. While giving her an Epson salt bath we noticed a ton of worms in the water. I went to my local supply store and picked up the only wormer that I could find which was Zyfend A. I am planning on starting the treatment with the whole flock...
  12. Australorp94

    Impacted Crop (Crop Surgery)

    Hi BYC community. I have a chicken with an impacted crop. I've been trying to get the impaction to pass, but I'm having a hard time. Massaging the crop and a mild laxative called Dulcolax aren't working. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I think I'm getting to the point where crop surgery...
  13. Clappmeg

    Silkie Hen Messy Vent Feathers

    Hi guys, I'm attaching photo(s) of my silkie hens butt feathers. I gave her a bath 3-4 weeks ago since she had so much poop built up on her feathers and now it looks yucky again. This time almost stringy looking. All my chickens have been dewormed and treated for mites about 2 months ago. What...
  14. hwrights04

    Low shedder- “adult chicken parasites”

    This is what I was told today after taking a fecal sample to the vet for evaluation... “Only 2 eggs found in the sample, low shedder, categorized as ‘adult chicken parasites’ told to monitor her for now instead of treat- due to how treatments can cause resistance in the parasites” So basically...
  15. filmcmahon

    worms in chicken poop!!!

    hello all. today when i went to free range my girls, my 11 month old dwarf colombian rock hen (never matured, doesn’t lay) was still sitting on the roost in the coop where she sleeps. i picked her up and soon noticed all the feathers near her vent wear soaking wet, vile smelling, and black...
  16. CHICKENLOVER747-8i

    Tapeworm

    Hi. My chicken has been recently been treated for tapeworm, maybe a month ago, and today he had tape segments in his poop again. I wormed him using worm out gel 50ml and that worked. I was wondering if I can use it again in less than the three months treatment period safely? He is about 3 months...
  17. CHICKENLOVER747-8i

    Tapeworm

    Hi. My chicken has been recently been treated for tapeworm, maybe a month ago, and today he had tape segments in his poop again. I wormed him using worm out gel 50ml and that worked. I was wondering if I can use it again in less than the three months treatment period safely? He is about 3 months...
  18. K

    Can chickens carry specifically pinworms??

    I keep getting infected with pinworms, i do not own chickens but I receive eggs from my friend who also visits me often, I am trying to find the source of my pinworms and need to know if my friends chickens could possibly carry them. Also if I need to tell my friend to treat her chickens for...
  19. W

    HELP! Missing feathers. Previous home bullying or illness THANKS :)

    I was wondering if someone could help me out. I picked up these 4 sex link hens that are supposedly 14 months old. The previous owner had 100 chickens running all over his yard. I’m concerned with the way their feather look and are missing in necks and backs. I just wanted to get someone’s...
  20. H

    Worms Found in Chicken Poop ID (With Pictures) Help and Treatment

    Hi, I just checked one of my hen’s poop and I saw worms in it. Can someone help me with ID and next step? Thanks!
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