Breathing issues

countrybeachgirl

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I’m new to raising chickens. I have 6 hens and one rooster. I have a hen that acts like she is having issues breathing. She extends her neck and opens her mouth. I can hear her breathe. She is eating well and I’m assuming she’s drinking. She has no signs of discharge from her eyes or nostrils. I showed my vet a video of what she is doing. She give me antibiotics to put in there water. Tetroxy HCA-280. I’ve been doing it since Saturday 8-24-19. She still seems to be having trouble. How soon should I see more important? And what can be wrong with her? The doctor said a respiratory problem. But what if she’s not drinking and getting what she needs to feel better. I’m worried.
 

countrybeachgirl

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I have been reading constantly trying find something would help me diagnose her. So I took video and showed my vet. She didn’t think a capeworm. But I’m beginning to think if is just that.
 

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I have been reading constantly trying find something would help me diagnose her. So I took video and showed my vet. She didn’t think a capeworm. But I’m beginning to think if is just that.
She probably didn't think it was, because it's rare. But rare doesn't mean it can't be.
 

countrybeachgirl

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I tried uploading the video. But it won’t let me.
I appreciate your help. I just know I won’t her better. I got my first egg today from one of them. And I can’t eat because of what I read about the antibiotics the vet gave me.
 

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But what if she’s not drinking and getting what she needs to feel better. I’m worried.
Call.The vet and ask something you can give orally instead.
I have been reading constantly trying find something would help me diagnose her. So I took video and showed my vet. She didn’t think a capeworm. But I’m beginning to think if is just that.
Gapeworm is rare, but if you want to treat it get some Safeguard for goats and give 0.14 ml per pound of bodyweight for 5 consecutive days.
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I have been reading constantly trying find something would help me diagnose her. So I took video and showed my vet. She didn’t think a capeworm. But I’m beginning to think if is just that.
Can you post the video here?
I tried uploading the video. But it won’t let me.
I appreciate your help. I just know I won’t her better. I got my first egg today from one of them. And I can’t eat because of what I read about the antibiotics the vet gave me.
Upload to YouTube or Vimeo then copy and paste the link here.
 
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