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hen of 6 months sick help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by grandmas Nest, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    I lost one hen about 3 weeks ago, now today I have another one sick. Yellow runny poo, she is laying on the coop floor and when I try to make her stand up she is unbalanced. I got the shot for Markes when I bought them as babies in March. All seemed fine yesterday. They are not free ranging. They have sand in there run. There is no blood in poo. I can't find anything that they could have got into and I can't find any sign of worms in poo. Also I put DE all around in coop so it shouldn't be mites. What else can it be?[​IMG]
     
  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are they eating? Could they have gotten into moldy Food? Worms, maybe? Vitamin Deficiency? - Worms may not show up in their poo.
     
  3. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    Massachusetts
    De-worm them quick!
    I learned the hard way that worms dont show up in there poop!
     
  4. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    Massachusetts
    Wow my computer had a seizure and posted this twice...
    Anyway, it cant hurt to de-worm them.
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011
  5. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    The one that is sick I seprated and put mothers vinigar in her water which I got her to drink a little but she hasn't moved at all. What do I use to deworm them and do I have to throw the eggs out? They are on a commercial layer pellet food. Then I give them cabbage, and stuff like that out of the garden.
     
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