1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

anybody have problems with CRD??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gapeachy, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. gapeachy

    gapeachy Songster

    Oct 21, 2008
    Rome Ga
    I think my chickens have CRD...I have put some Duramycin in their water....will that clear it up....or can I use Albon?....any advice welcomed.....I really dont want to cull
  2. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I just culled a hen this morning with CRD. I tried to save her as I didn't want to cull either but I had no choice. Although you may be able to treat them, There is no cure for CRD. They will alway's be a carrier and they can get sick anytime. Goodluck.

    ETA: I know you can use Tylan and Baytril. I know there are 2 more, let me see if I can find it.
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2009
  3. CRD is a hard disease to cure. Even when the choock finally get well, any stress will make them shed the virus to new chickens.

    It is SO very hard to diagnose what disease a chicken has without doing some type of culture on the bird or even a necropsy.

    Do a search on CRD on this site and you will find PLENTY of threads and discussions on this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: