Can antibiotics affect comb growth?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by islandcoop42, May 23, 2016.

  1. islandcoop42

    islandcoop42 In the Brooder

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    All chickens of the same age Black Star 18 weeks old now 20 weeks. One of them was given antibiotics for 5 days and then all had active yogurt cultures as a follow-up. Clearly the one that have antibiotics has experienced accelerated comb growth or at least it appears that way. What are your thoughts is that possible? Should I give the others the same treatment?
     

  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Do you have a picture?
     
  3. islandcoop42

    islandcoop42 In the Brooder

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    Sorry I'm trying to add them
     
  4. islandcoop42

    islandcoop42 In the Brooder

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    I'm not sure why when I select the picture it doesn't show up. Any help?
     

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    ChickenLover200 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Might be the antibiotics that made her comb grow faster... id say she's getting near to laying a first egg.
     
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  8. islandcoop42

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    Anyone have any thoughts on weather I should give the other chickens the same treatment? Or if the others should be growing faster is there a problem? I'm new to this not sure if this I a normal.thanks
     

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