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My 6 day old chick is very sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bishop6, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. bishop6

    bishop6 New Egg

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    I didn't think she was going to make it threw the night, but she did.
    Iv done tons of research and I think she has gape worm. Showing all the signs.
    I bought safeguard de wormer for goats.
    How much can I give her?
    She isn't eating. Iv been giving her water by a dropper.
    Is gape worm contagious to my other chicks?
     
  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    I'm sorry I don't know anything about medication. But you could try pming Eggcessive or casportpony, they no more about meds i think. Yes, i'm pretty sure gapeworm is contagious. Hope your chick gets better! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. bishop6

    bishop6 New Egg

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    I gave her 2 doses of the meds. .5 ml each time. She was doing great chirping a few hours ago, but now she's laying on her side again gasping. I'm determined to save this chick. I have her in a brooder by herself. The other chicks were pecking at her. Any advice? :(
     

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