Sick chicken, eyes closed not eating,

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zoo2u, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. zoo2u

    zoo2u Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 23, 2010
    Virginia
    One of our hens, 11 months old, started acting very funny two weeks ago, standing alone, eyes closed. i examined the poop and found long spaghetti like worms, i assumed were roundworm. i treated her right away for 5 days with .8 cc of panacur daily and separated her from the flock. the rest of the flock oddly is fine, and i have seen no worms in their poop. after treatment, i no longer see any worms in the poop but i think it took a huge toll on this chicken, she lost a lot of weight and just stands with eyes closed and will barely eat. any suggestions to turn her around?
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I would try putting electrolytes, polyvisol infant vitamins( they say get the ones without iron) in the drinking water . Did you isolate her? Tempt her with scrambled or boiled chopped eggs, fruit , rice or whatever she will eat. Good luck, hope she gets better.
     

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