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by BabyBantam
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens fading and dying - Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 4369

Re: Chickens fading and dying - Help!

LoL - Husband now serving dinner alongside dried mealworms being soaked in water for tomorrow :)
by BabyBantam
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens fading and dying - Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 4369

Re: Chickens fading and dying - Help!

Well, Vet visit over and none the wiser. We've ruled out sour crop, mites, lice, anything obvious and although maraks was an outside chance, my birds where vacinated (good breeder - rang him & very helpful) so not the scary thought it might have been. Her crop was also completely empty when we check...
by BabyBantam
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:39 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens fading and dying - Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 4369

Re: Chickens fading and dying - Help!

Thanks all for comments and making me feel less alone,
Think a vet trip sounds likely for Baytril. I'll check crops in the morning (thanks foxy), but not noiced anything so far - may be my inexperience though. Will also check the perch again.
Curse dark mornings and work!
by BabyBantam
Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens fading and dying - Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 4369

Re: Chickens fading and dying - Help!

PS - they've not laid any eggs since the summer. I put this down to the moulting...
by BabyBantam
Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens fading and dying - Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 4369

Re: Chickens fading and dying - Help!

Hi, They are verm-x'd every month, gave them flubenvet 2 months ago (planned to do every 6 - just to be sure due to free range) and I was given 'Ivermectin' drops by the vet as there where some lice present when I took Spangle in (they where given drops and then I re-dropped them in early Sept), so ...
by BabyBantam
Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens fading and dying - Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 4369

Chickens fading and dying - Help!

Hi, First time on here & adding this post in desperation. I'm a beginner to chooks and have only owned my POL pekin bantams since april - I bought four. I lost 'Spangle' a couple of months after getting her to a heart attack (as confirmed by a vet), 'Bimble' was checked over at the same time as "sli...

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