can someone diagnose my hens, and suggest treatment?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by milo2145, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. milo2145

    milo2145 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2010
    huntsville texas
    Hi everyone.
    I have had my chickens for a year, and have had no health problems, until now.
    I bought some new chicks about a month ago from a local lady, one of them died about a week later, now all my chickens are sick, apart from one or two.
    the symptoms are, clear discharge from the eyes and nose, noisy rattly breathing, no egg laying at all, listless behavior, sneezing, a few have diarrhea.
    I assume this is some sort of respiratory cold or something? what should I do? I have a heat lamp on for them, but I have not treated them with anything yet.
  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2010
    I don't know but I would suggest getting some antibiotics in their water and maybe some Sulmet going asap.

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