Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bas518, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. bas518

    bas518 Hatching

    Aug 1, 2013
    Hello I'm kinda new to this website and I have a bunch of chickens that are super thin. I don't have any idea what wrong with them all they do is eat and drink I have took the to the vet and they don't what's wrong with them. Nothing is showing up in there poop. I've treated them with everything I know PLEASE HELP
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Sounds like it might be worms or something else (false negatives are possible on the fecal float test), but how old are your chickens?

    Also have you treated the coop for mites? Mites can hide in the coop and come out at night, draining your chickens and eventually killing them. Also it is good to look on the chickens for mites/lice and treat if necessary (retreat at 7 days for mites and 14 days for lice).

    Also what are you feeding?
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2013
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    What have you been treating them with? Do they have any otherf symptoms other than being thin?

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