Chicken unable to stand

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by elmcity, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. elmcity

    elmcity New Egg

    Aug 7, 2013
    Our 4 mo Australop is dropped over, unable to stand, and has loose stools. It looks like she is dying. What do we do?
  2. mithious

    mithious Chillin' With My Peeps

    check the coccidiosis thread, near the middle to last pages is a poo chart, which one of those poo's does hers' look like?
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    You may have coccidiosis which can be treated with Corid (amprollium.) I would start this ASAP. It comes in powder or liquid form. I would also check her crop first thing in the morning to make sure it is flat and empty. Check her for lice and mites. She could also have worms. Corid dosage has become debatable lately on this thread, but I would treat with 2 tsp of liquid or 1/2 tsp powder Corid in 1 gallon water for 5 days. Blood in the stool may or may not be present in cocci.
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2013

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