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Chicken is sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Maeflowers, Aug 15, 2018.

  1. Maeflowers

    Maeflowers Hatching

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    Good day. 1 of my chickens is sick with a respiratory problem. She has been sick for 4 days. I've been giving her .5 ml of tylan 50 1 time a day in the back of the neck but I kept reading more help pages and I thought it would be best to up the dose to 2 doses yesterday. She is still wheezing, difficult to breath and a runny nose. I'm thinking about taking her to the vet tomorrow morning because she isn't showing signs of much improvement.
     
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  2. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    It's 2 times a day
    In serve 3 times one in morning then noon then in night
    How much u add in water


    I use neodox forte powder (neomycin nd doxycycline) with my chicken who caught up respiratory infection neodox works very good cleaning his mucus formation in mouth and weezing

    U should see the dose how much u adding maybe u adding less quantity according to the bird weight and age
     
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  3. Maeflowers

    Maeflowers Hatching

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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC. How is your chicken now? What are all of the symptoms you have seen so far? Tylan 50 dosage is 0.2 ml per pound 3 times daily, or 0.3 ml per pound twice a day if you cannot manage the 3 doses. Give for 3-5 days. Respiratory diseases can be viral, fungal, or bacterial. Tylan will only help if it is bacterial or from mycoplasma (MG.) Here is a good link to read about common diseases and symptoms, and read about infectious bronchitis, mycoplasma gallisepticum, infectious coryza, ILT, and aspergillosis, which as common ones:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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