Diseases, Symptoms and Cures
Symptoms Disease Cause Treatment Bird Species
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Listless, head stuck into neck,white diarrhea and possible blood droppings in stool Coccidiosis Coccidia Parasite Baycox,Coxi Plus, Coxoid* in water for 5 days. Keep litter dry All birds from 3 weeks Listless, head stunk into neck, yellow diarrhea Blackhead heterakis worm Harkanker* in water for 5 days. Worm hens with Flubenvet* to remove vector Turkeys, pheasants,guinea fowl,uncommon in hens,chronic in peafowl White diarrhea, thirst,sudden death Bacilliary White Diarrhea (BDW) Salmonella pullorum bacteria Blood test to find and cull carriers Chicks 0-3 weeks,adults as carriers Listless, greenish diarrhea,gaping,waterfowl off legs Worms Up to 6 different species of worms in internal parts Flubenvet* mixed into feed for 7 days, 10 g to 8 kg feed fowl,ducks,geese,turkeys,peafowl,quail,guinea fowl Visible parasites around vent, listless,small blood spots on eggshells,dirty crest Lice or mites 4 types of louse,2 types of mite Dust with pyrethrum* based louse powder or sulphur all over bird,spray housing crevices and perches for red mite with Barricade All poultry Sneezing,discharge from nostrils,foam in corner of eye,rattly breathing,sweet sickly smell,swollen sinuses under eye Mycoplasmas Mycoplasma Control by injecting Tylan 200* 0.5 ml per adult in breast muscle, 1 ml for turkeys. repeat after 48 hrs. Tylan soluble in water for chicks Fowl, ducks,turkeys,peafowl,pheasants Swollen sinus in waterfowl. Mycoplasmas or Pseudomanas Mycoplasma or Pseudomonas
Lance and flush with Baytril 2.5 % 5 ml teal,30 ml swan daily for 5 days
Waterfowl Raised,encrusted scales on legs Scaly leg Mites burrowing under scales mix olive oil and sulphur together and apply to legs. or,dunk legs in surgical spirit once a week for 3 weeks Any bird Blood Wounds Fighting,cut,feather pecking clean wound with iodine soap or regular soap. apply iodine to the wounds Young stock or any bird
Quote: Originally posted by @Nutcase - This information is not my own. Here is the article by which it was taken from: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/quick-guide-to-treating-egg-binding
Quote: Originally posted by @ChicknsRock That is frostbite. Put some virgin organic coconut oil on it. Do not put Vaseline on it. That will inhibit healing.
Quote: Originally posted by @Chickerdoodle13 I agree that it looks like some frostbite damage, but the damage does not seem too severe and the comb may fully recover without losing any tips. It depends on whether or not his body can restore blood flow to the tissue before necrosis sets in. However, some of the tips may dry up and fall off. This should not cause any issues, but of course always monitor for infections.
I agree that Vaseline will inhibit healing at this point, but in the future I have found it to be an effective way to prevent frostbite if you know cold weather is coming.
Neosporin also helps with frostbite.
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