chicken lying on side, 2inch long white worm in poo

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 5chicks2012, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. 5chicks2012

    5chicks2012 New Egg

    Mar 5, 2012
    I found my 12 week old chicken summer limping badly one day and within two days it went from limping to sitting to lying on side despite arnica and metacam from vet. I also noticed two half dead 2" long thin white worms in her poo. she is loving lettuce but refusing to drink. The vet admitted that she doesnt knows much about chicken but ruled out any broken bones.I gave all five chicks BIG L de-wormer yesterday but since summer is not drinking much she hardly got any medicine in her system. Her eyes look fine (not the grey of Mareks disease), what else could it be and what shall I do. URGENT HELP NEEDED.
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I don't think I've ever heard of Big L. But whatever you're using may not be working. If there's worms in the poo, the bird is overloaded. You have to worm asap with something else, right now, Wazine would be good since it sounds like round worms. And it's cheap.

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