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Combs go pale chicken dies a couple days later.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ssdyle, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. ssdyle

    ssdyle In the Brooder

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    We have had two hens die in the last two weeks. They start getting lethargic and the comb and waddle starts to pale and then they're dead in a couple of days.
    Noticed that both had a pretty heavy infestation of lice.
    Did a complete tear down on the coop, scrubbed sprayed , new bedding.
    Any help?
    Thanks, Sonny
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Go Team Tube Feeding! Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    Weigh each bird, dust each bird with poultry dust or Sevin (DE doesn't work) and de-worm with fenbendazole 10% (Safeguard or Panacur, liquid or paste) at 50mg/kg by mouth and repeat in ten days.

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