Hello I have a an indian aseel cockerel, which i bought two weeks ago.He has respiratory infection, do you think Duramycin 10 will be good for him to get better.
Do you have other chickens who are healthy? He may be a carrier of whatever disease he has even once he is better. Duramycin 10, oxytetracycline, Tylan, and Gallimycin are some of the commons drugs that will treat some bacterial or mycoplasma (MG) respiratory diseases in poultry. If the disease is a virus, then the antibiotic won't help, except maybe to help prevent a secondary infection. Can you describe all of his symptoms (for example: sneezing, nasal or eye drainage, rattles or wheezes, or facial swelling.) Here is a good link about the most common respiratory diseases including bronchitis, MG, ILT, coryza, and aspergillosis: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044