Sick chickens, PLEASE help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by keeversgirl, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. keeversgirl

    keeversgirl In the Brooder

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    I have four chickens who have been sick for a while now. I have spent a ton of money on different medications(flagyl, fenbendazole,and antibiodic injections)vet appts, with little to no improvement. The way it would seem is gape worm, as well as giardia. Symptoms between all four chickens include the following: episodes of pale come and lethargic, shaking of head, arching neck, and bloody stools. I beg you to please help if you can, these aren't just regular chickens, their beloved pets. Thank you so much.
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Sorry your pets are this sick, I understand, I consider my chickens as pets also. How old are your chickens? What did your vet have to say about all these symptoms, especially the bloody stools?
     
  3. keeversgirl

    keeversgirl In the Brooder

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    Prescribed all the medications above for giardia and gape worm. Now she wants to see one of them to do a complete workup for $315!!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Was the fenbendazole a paste or liquid? and how old are your hens?
     
  5. Qi Chicken

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    Fill out the stickie that is at the beginning of the Disease section and post it into this post. It has a list of 10+ questions that will help people help you and your chickens. I'm so sorry you are having this trouble.
     
  6. keeversgirl

    keeversgirl In the Brooder

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    I apologize, but I have no idea where that is. Could you link me please? Thank you so much.


    *the fenbendazole was a white liquid.
     

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