Worming just one chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by puddinbabe, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. puddinbabe

    puddinbabe In the Brooder

    Jul 5, 2007
    I only have one hen right now and I think she needs to be wormed. I have wazine, but I am not sure about the dosage for just one hen. She's not drinking a lot of water right now so I need to find something else to put it in, like a treat. I know she'll only need a few drops. Any ideas?

  2. warren

    warren Songster

    Sep 29, 2007
    I use Flubenvet, which is a powder. I slit open a raisin and put a small pinch inside. They swallow it whole.
    The only problem is if, like me, you have more than one hen you have to make sure that one of them does not snatch someone else's dose out of your hand.

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