Sick Wyandotte 10 months old

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lincolnsilkies, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello my hen is still ill to start off
    she is 10 months old
    she has lost alot of weight
    her comb is very pale
    she is not laying
    she stands around with her head kinda tucked in
    she is not near as active
    this has been going on for a few weeks now
    i have been giving her vitamins
    i tried the acv in the water
    i wormed her a couple weeks ago
    she is not egg bound
    her crop dosent seem inpacted or sour
    any help would be great????
    Thank u!
     
  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    What did you use as a wormer? Not all wormers kill all the different kinds of worms...
     
  3. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i used Valzaben
     
  4. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    check for mites and lice??
     
  5. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked for lice and mite didnt see any at all
     
  6. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have any suggestions?
     
  7. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    This is drastic, but as a last resort (when you just can't figure it out) what I do is go ahead and give a 3-4 day round of penicillin injections into the breast. It's worked for me twice now - the only two times I've had to resort to it. My hens then look kinda ugly (comb gets wierd..) and they quit laying for a couple of months, but after that they look beautiful and resume laying. I didn't ever know what was wrong, but it cured it. She may still die, but if you have run out of options, it may be your only chance...unless you're willing to spend a fortune in vet bills - which some do choose to do!
     
  8. Vixster

    Vixster New Egg

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    I'm so sorry I just lost my 10 month. I strongly suggest vet you will at very least learn so much. I only wish I had gone sooner. If this is a pet u love go to vet. By the time I tried all my researched home remedies it was too late. What is the poo like?
     

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