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Chickens are very sick, Please help! ( Up Date! )

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by saltandpepper2, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. saltandpepper2

    saltandpepper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello. I have a flock of 15 chickens, all laying very well. A few months ago, I noticed that one had an eye that was not as pronounced as the rest. Now, the rest of the flock have swollen faces. No sneezing, no runny nose, no running eyes. Just really swollen faces. I tried tylan 50, duramycin, sulmet, and herbs. But, nothing worked! I sent in a test to the Poultry association, and it came back negative for mycoplasma. What is it, and how can I treat it?
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a picture?
     
  4. saltandpepper2

    saltandpepper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am going to try. Its not severe like the link, but looks similar.
     
  5. saltandpepper2

    saltandpepper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. saltandpepper2

    saltandpepper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    these are the best pics I could get of their faces.
     
  7. GD91

    GD91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Inflammation, get some good antibiotics. I would seek a vets advice incase its something serious, could just be a simple reaction to a virus, but better to be safe than sorry. If its affecting the whole flock either they have all had a reaction to something or its a fast spreading viral.

    Seek help incase it gets worse, don't sit & wait too long for responses here.
     
  8. saltandpepper2

    saltandpepper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you advise a brand of antibiotics? This has been going on for a while, but none of the meds that I've tried have worked.
     
  9. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I'm not seeing any swelling in the faces from the pics.
     
  10. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are your birds? I cant' see any face swelling from the pictures. Some of the combs look pale in color for hens that are laying well but, is that just the picture?
     

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