my ill chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aestep, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. aestep

    aestep Out Of The Brooder

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    So over the course of the last week or so I have noticed that one of our hens as been hunched up a lot. She is eating and drinking like normal but has been acting strange. She also has a very watery type poop. Any suggestions to what it may be?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    She could be hunching up because she is cold, but she also could be showing signs of coccidiosis. Cord or amprollium in the water will treat cocci. Worming her with Valbazen or Safeguard Goat Wormer would also be something that I would do, especially if she hasn't been wormed recently. Dosage is 1/2 ml given orally, then repeat in 10 days.
     
  3. aestep

    aestep Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome...I will give it a try!
     

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