Can i use sulphaquin to combat a respiratory disease?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RareFeathers, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. RareFeathers

    RareFeathers Out Of The Brooder

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    i don't have anything else at the moment, and i have a leghorn hen who's wheezing a fair bit. i can't buy anything else from anywhere in town, so yeah, what the question says. any and all help appreciated.

    thanks

    james
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Sulphaquin is used mainly to treat coccidia and may or may not help with wheezing.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    is Sulfaquin the same as sulfamethazine, sulmet?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You don't know what the hen has; naturally, if its viral, no antibiotic will help. Sulmet is for Coryza but not recommended for other stuff that's respiratory in nature. And she could remain a carrier if it's one of those type diseases anyway.
     
  5. RareFeathers

    RareFeathers Out Of The Brooder

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    alright, thanks everyone. i'll see what i can find online
     

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