Chickens has a cold help please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mattsiewrt94, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen has a runny nose and sounds like mucus in her throat she still eats and drinks and also her eyes look watery to so I just wanted to know what I should get her or things I should do
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    She may have a virus like infectious bronchitis or a case of MycoplasmaG which is not a virus. An antibiotic like oxytetracylcine or Tylan in the water would treat the MG, and for any secondary infection from a virus. Keep her warm while she is sick, maybe in the house where she will be separated from the others.
     
  3. rbaker0345

    rbaker0345 Big Mamma Brahma

    definitely keep her isolated and always take care of her last and then change clothes. If its infectious bronchitis, it spreads very slowly, so sometimes just isolating sick birds as soon as you notice symptoms, you can stop the spread.
     
  4. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What medicine can i get an if I treat her what if she doesn't have nothing bad will it kill her and my chickens free roam around the yard so if they don't wanna be around her they can move away from her
     
  5. Eggcessive

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    Oxytetracycline (Terramycin) or Tylan Soluble Powder for the water. Follow directions on package or ask again here.
     
  6. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I'm gonna go get some it doesn't matter which one and I'm kinda worried if I give it to her will she die if she is not sick
     
  7. Krazzy

    Krazzy Out Of The Brooder

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    shes not gonna die from giving her an antibiotic.
     
  8. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thank you everyone I'm not gonna be able to get it today but will sometime this week
     
  9. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also what's the cheapest does age I can get for one chicken it's only one I was gonna get tylan
     
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