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    How long to Keep Them Separated?

    Thanks so much PirateGirl! Your input and advice is greatly appreciated. I completely agree with you. This hen perked up as soon as she got back to the flock. I'll keep a close eye on those girls.
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    How long to Keep Them Separated?

    I put Tylosin powder along with an electrolyte solution in the water for the flock while the ill bird was separated. I think all it did was cause them not to want to drink in a very hot climate. I'm sure they drank some of it as they had no choice but it really was not a great solution with...
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    How long to Keep Them Separated?

    I put her back in the coop. All are behaving. She actually has perked up being back in her home turf with her home-girls. A good ending!
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    How long to Keep Them Separated?

    oldhenlikesdogs, Thanks for your quick response. I can definitely see the logic in culling. And yes, when I discovered her illness she was rattling loudly. So most likely the flock has been exposed. The meds may have helped or she may have kicked it on her own. I'm considering putting her...
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    How long to Keep Them Separated?

    One of my 5 YO Marans recently had a respiratory illness. It started about two weeks ago. I separated her from flock and treated her with injectable Oxytetracycline for 5 days. She responded well and the respiratory problem is gone. She is eating and drinking along with a normal looking poop...
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    Hello! Nice to meet you.

    Thanks everyone!! I will have a look at your reading/watching suggestions.
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    Hello! Nice to meet you.

    Hi there. Thanks for the warm welcome! I make a bit of jewelry and that is my business name. Also Adobe Sol Designs. Thanks for asking.
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    Hello! Nice to meet you.

    Hi there! My name is Rebecca. I've had small flocks over the past several years. I've got 6 hens and a roo right now~ the breeds are Maran, Buff Orpington, Frizzle rooster, Americauna. I have them for eggs only. Love them dearly. I found BYC on Facebook. Really love the info here and the...
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