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 I'll try to make this quick. In the past I had game chickens,pigeons and doves. Never had any problems.Twenty years later I decided to get some laying hens. There is a ban here in NC until Jan. 15. I bought some pullets in a neighboring state. All was fine until the runny pop. Treated with Corid. They all got better. Now I have sneezing and bubbly eyes. I'm sure it is MG. Treated with wazine,corid,tetroxy HCA-280. I hate to kull them. They're my buddies. Roosters have no signs.I know they will be carriers. I'll have to have a closed flock.Thanks for any help or advice. DR

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Hi,

 

Its a real pain when a flock is infected - mine too. I did vaccinate my young chicks in an attempt to stem the flow. To be honest, i wish i had culled my flock and started again as now i can't sell or give my chickens away to anyone, but thats the way it goes i guess.

 

I add vitamin supplements / electrolytes to drinking water - helps boost the immune system and shorten the duration of symptoms.

 

All the best

 

CT 

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 Roosters are fine.Never had trouble.

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 I'll try to make this quick. In the past I had game chickens,pigeons and doves. Never had any problems.Twenty years later I decided to get some laying hens. There is a ban here in NC until Jan. 15. I bought some pullets in a neighboring state. All was fine until the runny pop. Treated with Corid. They all got better. Now I have sneezing and bubbly eyes. I'm sure it is MG. Treated with wazine,corid,tetroxy HCA-280. I hate to kull them. They're my buddies. Roosters have no signs.I know they will be carriers. I'll have to have a closed flock.Thanks for any help or advice. DR


you cannot be sure if it is MG, it could be many things. if you can afford to test their blood would be the best thing to do. I thought my chickens had MG but test showed IB and E. colli. later 1 hatched and I got a few chicks - they have never been sick, therefore my hens are not carriers of anything.

 

try baytril or tylan for 3-5 days.

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 Now I have a rooster that was completely seperated from the rest that is sick. It must be airborne. I hate to start all over. I got these at a show/sale market. It sucks.Bought a pair, three pullets. Bought this rooster weeks later. He's BCM Bev Davis line. Had him isolated from the rest. I also have two 3 month old New Hamp. pullets that are by themselves. I have $69 in 2 roos and 6 hens. Probably have 5 or 6 hundred in building materials. I never had trouble with birds before. I hate it. I have the perfect setup.Probably need to kull all and start all over. Oh well.

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