Sick hen

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  1. jdchickens

    jdchickens New Egg

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    Thank you for adding me into group
    I have a question I have a hen that has all signs of gapeworm how can I treat
    The symptoms safely
     
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    jdchickens New Egg

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  3. jdchickens

    jdchickens New Egg

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    Hello I meant to post sick hens
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Have you tried examining her throat carefully with a q-tip? Just try to wipe the back of her throat with it. Generally it will have a trace of blood or actual worms or so to confirm gape worms. I'm not sure what they treat with - but, you can also find that out at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you joined us, I do hope you will make yourself at home here. Enjoy BYC!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    It looks like CTKen and Drumstick Diva have given you some good tips so I'll just say hello!
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and welcome to BYC! Best wishes and hope your hen is feeling better soon!
     

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