What would you suggest for these?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kurby, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. kurby

    kurby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought a new set of hens, they include production red, golden sexlinks, RIR, EE.
    Of these the production red seem down. Tails down kinda moopy. I have lost 2 so far. What do you suggest is wrong?
    I have terrimycin in the water now, do you think they need worming? They are all 1yr or younger. I know the productions are not laying , very dull combs. If you they need worming what do you suggest to use? We are in Texas if that makes a difference.
    K
     
  2. warren

    warren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you feed them on and are their poops normal?
     
  3. kurby

    kurby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did have them on grain, but now on laying pellets. Poop seems a little runnier than normal.
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  4. warren

    warren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am no expert so I can't help much. I hope that someone will be able to offer you more advice.
    I have just wormed mine with Flubenvet, but you may not be able to get it where you are. It contains flubendazole.
    If it is hot where you are make sure that they have plenty of water and food, but you will know about that.
    Mine have diarrhea at the moment so I cleaned them out to make sure that there was no rotten food around and I stopped all treats. I suspect that mine have picked up an infection from wild birds or been eating spring bulbs.
    I hope that yours improve soon. They may be stressed from the move if you have not had them for long or they may have been poorly before you got them. Sorry I can't help more.
     
  5. kurby

    kurby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's ok warren, I got some worming meds and some other cold meds and will hit them with that. The colds are getting much better, but I don't know if they have been wormed so.. I am worming. Then I will know for sure they are well maintained
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