How do You Get a Chicken to Open Their Mouth?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NYboy, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. NYboy

    NYboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had to take my dog to the vet. Figured while I was going might as well run a stool smaple on my girls. They have roundworms, my vet gave me panacur to treat them. I have to give each one 3 days then in 2 weeks replete.If I force their beaks open can I crack or break them?any suggestions? Thanks
     
  2. Beth K.

    Beth K. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes, if I pull (gently) on their wattles my birds will open their beaks. It's actually easier on the roosters because there's so much more wattle to grab. [​IMG]
     
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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    They might shake their heads, hang on til they stop or slack off, then administer the meds.
     

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