2 dead one sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JiMyra, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. JiMyra

    JiMyra Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2012
    We have lost 2 chickens. We now have one sick. They turn listless, disoriented, and comb looks bad. Then they die in 1-2 days. Any clues? Any help thanks? Chickens are one and two year old. This is first problem with sickness.
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    They should be immune to your coccidia strain by now, unless they came from somewhere else or you have brought in another chicken lately that had another strain. Corid liquid 2 tsp per gallon of water for 5 days would treat that. There are many different causes for illness, but if you don't have any respiratory symptoms, I might go ahead and treat for cocci.
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    I'd also de-worm with fenbendazole 10% (Safeguard or Panacur, liquid or paste). You will find them in the cattle, goat and horse sections of most feed stores.


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