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Chicken yawning and scratching her neck. Gapeworm?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickengl, Apr 21, 2016.

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    I have an old hen who has been shaking her head for about 2 days now. Today she began sneezing and yawning a lot. She's even started scratching her neck with her beak. I've never had a chicken with something like this before so I don't know how to deal with it. Is it possible for an old hen to get gapeworm, and if so how do I treat it?
     

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