HELP! White Rock with small worms, purple vent area, srange breathing.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by xxIsabellaxx, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. xxIsabellaxx

    xxIsabellaxx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2011
    My 4 year old White plymouth rock hen, is breathing abnormaly, laying down , and has a purple vent area.

    My mom found small worms sticking out of her vent.

    I just lost my rhode island red yesturday and i'm hoping i don't lose her. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    You need to worm your chickens with valbazen (albendazole.) It is a liquid cattle/sheep wormer. Dosage is given orally, 1/2cc for standard size chickens...1/4cc for smaller chickens. Reworm them again 10 days later, same dosage. There is a grand total 24 day withdrawal period. You can purchase it online from or call them. Valbazen kills all known types of worms that chickens get including tapeworms.

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