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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

    Nov 12, 2009
    White plains
    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

    Nov 22, 2011
    The Funny Farm
    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

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    They might shake their heads, hang on til they stop or slack off, then administer the meds.

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