2 dead one sick

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

  1. JiMyra

    JiMyra Out Of The Brooder

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    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.
    Jimyra
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    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

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    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.

    -Kathy
     

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