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chicks with respritory infection

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by showingpoultry, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. showingpoultry

    showingpoultry New Egg

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    I just got 53 chicks to show at our county show this February. 2 of them have sadly passed away but now a few of the remaining chicks have come down with a respritory infection (sneezing/coughing with raspy breathing) and are starting to spread it to the rest of the flock. I have gotten oxytet and vetrx and have started to treatment. Is this the proper way to hopefully get rid of their infections?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome To BYC and Happy Holidays! Sorry about your chicks, hope they get better. Hopefully you will get some advice on how to treat them from the Emergencies forum.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    The Oxy should help with the infections, however some of these respiratory issues are hard to treat and some never really go away.

    Good luck with your babies, and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck in resolving the health issues of your chicks.
     
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