Canker

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nelzon, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. Nelzon

    Nelzon New Egg

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    My rooster that I have noticed has a yellow substance in his moth that I believe to be canker because I have done some research and he has been getting some medicine and it has been getting smaller but he does not want to eat a lot is there a better medicine and some liquids that I could feed him?
     
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  3. Nelzon

    Nelzon New Egg

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    Ok thank you
     
  4. dawg53

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    If you're giving him metronidazole/flagyl or one of the other meds prescribed for canker, that's all you can do. Dont expect him to be cured right away, but it should clear up in about 5-7 days if you're giving him one of the meds I mentioned. Casportpony provided a link on how to tube feed him.
     
  5. Nelzon

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    Ok thanks again
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Have you had any fowl pox going on in your flock lately? Sometimes the yellow patches inside the beak can resemble canker.
     
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  8. casportpony

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    I've had a couple like that die earlier this year, both were treated for canker, but died anyway, guess I should have tried a good antibiotic, too. Now I have two more, both with look almost exactly like yours did, one can eat, the other cannot, but I also have both wet and dry pox now... it's all so confusing, lol

    -Kathy
     
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