Bubbles, sneezing and a sealed eye.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AlleysChicks, Dec 6, 2017.

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  1. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler Premium Member

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    I bought 9 silkie chicks on Saturday. They are between 2-3 months old I’d say. Anyway a few have been sneezing and one has bubbles in its eye and is swollen around both eyes. One of the paints has a sealed eye. There was no sneezing or anything at the breeders house.

    I just cleaned them out and put VetRX in their water. What else can I do? I’ve not dealt with this before.
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    I won’t be able to breed and sell from these will I? That’s what I bought them for.
     
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    Right now, you need to address their health and welfare. You'll have to cross the breeding and selling bridge when you get to it.
     
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    I'm no pro but Respritory needs water soluble antibiotics to fight off secondary infection..Not cureable ...I use Oxy Tetra -A It was recommended by a University Vet for My ILT infection in my Birds...
     
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    I’m sorry that sounded like I don’t care about them. I do, I actually bought these to help increase my silkie flock. I had planned to sell a few chicks in the spring.

    How contagious is this? Will my other birds be infected? I have about 30 birds outside of various ages.
     
  7. Bridger Davis

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    I understand. I wonder if @Chickassan knows anything about this.
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    All respritory is contagious...Makes your Birds carriers..No cure....
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    Some Birds die and some are just carriers...It depends how badly they get infected..I run heat for my Birds..Without it they would die or continually show symptoms when stressed..Your Chicks are showing symptoms because of stress...
     
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    This upsets me. I have over $150 in these 9 birds. I messaged the breeder but haven’t heard anything back. So is it legal to sell birds with respiratory problems or carriers?
     
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