CHICKEN LOOKS SICK PLEASE HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by phoenix-silkie, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you bring her inside where it's warm? Then post a picture of her poop?

    -Kathy
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    The absolute most I would give a 6 pound hen is 0.15 ml. This dose will might treat roundworms.

    From left to right:
    Small = 0.1 ml = 1.87 mg ivermectin
    Medium = 0.25 ml = 4.675 mg ivermectin

    Large = 0.5 ml = 9.35 mg ivermectin
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    The blob next to the grain of rice is 0.025ml (0.4675 mg ivermectin)
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    -Kathy
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Some of you might want to know this...

    1 ml of paste = 1 ml of liquid
    From left to right:

    Small = 10mg - 1/10 cc (0.1 ml)
    Medium = 25mg - 1/4 cc (.25 ml)
    Large = 50mg - 1/2 cc (0.5 ml)

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    -Kathy
     
  4. phoenix-silkie

    phoenix-silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shes getting worse :( and i cant get wormier till Monday
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Can you bring het inside or use a heat lamp on her? Sick birds get very cold which only makes them sicker. About 80 to 85 degrees will help her.
     
  6. phoenix-silkie

    phoenix-silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't think i can tonight.
     
  7. phoenix-silkie

    phoenix-silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    never mind i am bringing her in now.. should i give her some sugar water
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    See if she will eat something solid like bread, crackers, warm oatmeal, something with calories. Even berries are good to help keep blood sugar up, hydrate her and give her calories.

    Is there anything in her crop right now? Feel the right side of her breast where the crop is.
     
  9. phoenix-silkie

    phoenix-silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i gave her some milk and some bread, i am going give her some sugar water in some crumble
     
  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good she is eating. Keep her warm and check her crop in the morning to make sure it emptied over night.

    Keep us posted! :)
     

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