Can Maggots continue to live inside live hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kudzu vine, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. kudzu vine

    kudzu vine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over a month ago I posted about a wound I found on one of my hens that was infested with live maggots. The wound was about 1" below her vent. Thanks to everyone's reply, thought I got rid of maggots. However, she's still not good. Wound has healed but she is basically lifeless most of the time. Has a "green" color diarreha and smells. She looks swollen below her vent down to between her legs. Could maggots been trapped inside when the wound closed and literally "eating her alive"? Need ya'lls help please
     
  2. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like some sort of an infection [​IMG] poor thing ... I don't know about the maggots though ... think they would be flies by now [​IMG] ... the only thing I know to try would be some antibiotics but I am no expert either... hope you figure it out!
     
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  3. kudzu vine

    kudzu vine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Infection is what I'm thinking. I'm giving her an antibiotic and hope it works. Thanks for your reply
     

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