Can roundworm cause respiratory problems?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sebsmom, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. sebsmom

    sebsmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there, I am so worried about my girls. Just treated them with Piperazine for roundworm..... Waiting a week to hit the parasites with Amprol.
    NOW one of my girls seems to be breathing irregularly and all of a sudden has very red legs... Looks like serious wind burn.... Piperazine side effect????
    No idea what I'm doing here!! Thank you for any help you can offer me
     
  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would like to know the answer to your title question as well!
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Amprol is not a de-wormer!

    -Kathy
     
  5. sebsmom

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    Oh no!!! Could I have overdosed them? Dyspnea ?? I think I need a farm vet!!
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Don't panic, how much did you give them?

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  7. sebsmom

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    1/4 tsp in 1700 ml... I only have 6 chickens!
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I don't know what the instructions say, but that doesn't sound like too much, so I doubt you have given them too much.

    -Kathy
     

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