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by Chicken Vet
Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: What can chicks be wormed?
Replies: 3
Views: 550

Re: What can chicks be wormed?

Hello, We would recommend that you begin worming your chicks from the age of 16 weeks. It is not necessary to worm chickens before this time however will not harm them if you choose to. We recommend Flubenvet as it is a medicated wormer and the eggs can be eaten during and after treatment. Best Wish...
by Chicken Vet
Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Seramas stopped laying please help
Replies: 1
Views: 300

Re: Seramas stopped laying please help

Hi, Can we ask do you have a hen house for your chickens that you shut them up in at night and they can visit during the day to lay in their nest boxes. Chickens need to have somewhere they can go to for shelter and also an area that’s quiet, slightly darkened, positioned lower than their perch area...
by Chicken Vet
Wed May 25, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Buff Sussex passing blood - what could it be?
Replies: 7
Views: 1494

Re: Buff Sussex passing blood - what could it be?

Hello Lisa, There are a few possible causes for the passing of blood. It is also not promising to hear that your chicken has lost weight and has a pale comb. Can we ask have you checked your birds for red mite, if you have an infestation you can see blood appear on the eggs. Check under the hen’s wi...
by Chicken Vet
Tue May 17, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: lame chuck
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: lame chuck

Hi Stu,

Its great to hear that McQueen is back to her usual happy self. We are sorry to hear about your other chicken, good luck with your hunt for a new chicken!

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by Chicken Vet
Wed May 11, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: my chicken has a orangey coloured runny pooh
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: my chicken has a orangey coloured runny pooh

Hello, It is promising to hear that your chicken is still eating and drinking normally however it sounds like your chicken may have developed a respiratory infection and possibly a gut infection. We would recommend that you take your chicken to the vets as it is likely that she will require a treatm...
by Chicken Vet
Wed May 11, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: lame chuck
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: lame chuck

Hello, Due to the run in with your dog it sounds like your chicken has damaged her leg quite badly. We would suggest that you take her to the vet to check for any broken bones. If this is not the case it is likely that your chicken will require some pain killers, cage rest and some TLC. Please do le...
by Chicken Vet
Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Worming chicks
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Re: Worming chicks

Hello, Chicken owners usually begin worming their hens from roughly six months old. We recommend Flubenvet , an effective and easy product to use which has a zero egg withdrawal period (this means that you can eat the eggs during and after treatment). It is advised that chickens are wormed atleast t...
by Chicken Vet
Tue Apr 12, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: one eyed chicken !
Replies: 1
Views: 340

Re: one eyed chicken !

Hello, There are several possible causes for your hen’s symptoms. She could be suffering from Respiratory Disease (please click on 'respiratory disease' to be taken to our article which will provide you with a list of symptoms) or something much less severe such as an infection or damage to the eye....
by Chicken Vet
Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: CHICKEN LOST ALL FEATHERS ON ONE LEG???
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: CHICKEN LOST ALL FEATHERS ON ONE LEG???

Hello Ivell, Can we ask which products you used to treat the mites/lice? Red mites tend to appear at night time and hide within the crevices of the perches. You could therefore go into the hutch at night time with a torch and look around the perches and under the hen’s wings. It is always important ...
by Chicken Vet
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly Warren stopped laying - update
Replies: 10
Views: 1449

Re: Poorly Warren stopped laying - update

Hello Mark, We agree with Sue that there is a possibility that your hen has worms. It is advised that hens are wormed every six months to ensure that they maintain a healthy gut. We advise that customers use Flubenvet which is an easy to use and effective worming product. There is also the possibili...

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