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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kiara0927, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. kiara0927

    kiara0927 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that is around a year old,she looked and ac5ed fine yesterday , this morning I noticed she did not come out of the coop with the rest of the hens so when I went in I noticed that she is breathing funny she will stretch out her neck like she's trying to breath but she's making a gurgling sound,she won't eat but does drink water,someone told me that she could have gapeworms but I don't know what to give her for that,someone help pls I hate to see her die,all the other hens are doing very well no problems.
     
  2. kiara0927

    kiara0927 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post in full detail at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures " thread. She may have gapeworms, or crop issues or something completely different. You want to treat for the correct problem, or it won't help at all.

    You might try gently wiping the back of her throat with a q-tip. If it comes out a bit bloody or worms on it, you have your answer about gapeworms.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    I hope you are able too figure out what is going on with your chicken.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sorry to hear your girl is ill. How is she today?
     
  8. myhen7coop

    myhen7coop Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen was doing the same thing and I took her to the vet and it termed out her crop was full of junk and she had to have surgery that mite be what is the problem
     

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