Hen may have sometype of infection. Best antibiotic to use

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sweetpeasmom, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. sweetpeasmom

    sweetpeasmom In the Brooder

    Nov 27, 2008
    I have a hen that I posted about a few days ago. I am just guessing about what is wrong with her. I think that the infestation of lice and mites was so bad that the feathers on her bum died and fell off and got infected. Bottom is extremely swollen. I was thinking that I could get an injectable antibiotic the inject directlly into the swollen area. I figure that she is going to probably die anyways so I am just stabbing in the dark trying to help her. The reason is that I have several other hens that are starting to show signs the same signs as this hen. Any suggestions on what type of antibiotic to use would be appreciated. Thanks

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