Originally Posted by mommahen64
Hi, I adopted two RIRs from our local animal rescue league. They were tested by the Health Department but unfortunately shortly after, everyone started coughing / sneezing / getting runny eyes. I treated them with some medicine I got from the vet but ultimately used some Duramycin 10 I got at a local tractor supply store. I just put it in their water. Long story short they are all fine now. Hopefully yours will get better too and be good pets. It's awful that you're going through all this.
The tylan 50 is a working amazingly. The one I was worried about is doing much better today. She was walking around eating going after the grass we picked for them and not as lethargic as the day before. Still diarrhea but not as bad so getting better.
I just wish they weren't possible carriers. I really wanted to get one or two more but I guess that just isn't in the cards.
I think I've decided to keep them and just have them as a closed flock in my back yard. I have dogs that stay out most of the day so I'm not to worried about any wild birds going in the back yard. We are supposed to be moving in 1.5 years so by then they will most likely be spent and I'll offer them as food for someone's dogs. We will enjoy them until then. Or at least that is the current plan.