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Diagnosis & Treatment Advise

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cfree5, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. cfree5

    cfree5 New Egg

    Mar 18, 2015
    Mineral Point, WI
    I have had 2 hens dies with similar symptoms as shown below.

    Pale comb, runny poo then they die.

    I have them Apple Cider Vinegar a few days ago but was out of town so just today gave them Wazine in their water

    Any ideas?



  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    Sorry for your loss.
    Can you take a fecal sample to the vet to have tested?
    They should be able to help determine whether it is worms or possible a bacterial infection.
    Any other symptoms besides pale comb - not eating, not laying, lethargic, etc?

    If you have another one pass in the mean time, I do recommend that you send one for necropsy to help identify what is the cause, so hopefully it can be treated.

    Poop Chart:

    Worming Info:

    Where and how to send for necropsy:
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2016
  3. cfree5

    cfree5 New Egg

    Mar 18, 2015
    Mineral Point, WI
    She is eating & drinking. I am not sure if she is laying as I have 50 hen and it is hard to see who is laying or not.
    Thank you for the links.
    I am going to see about getting the poop tested.

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