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Chicks with some form of respiratory ailment, possible Coryza

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by grumpycupcake, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. grumpycupcake

    grumpycupcake Chirping

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    My eight 2-3 week old chicks are all sneezy, breathing through their mouths when they sleep. I suspected respiratory irritation but one of the chicks has had very yellow snot that was at first clear and now a thick yellow which I’ve been cleaning off with a damp cloth. today it started to smell, so i separated him. There are 4 bantam breeds (old english) and 4 larger breeds that are mixed. Theyve been playing and eating like normal, except for the occasional lethargy for a few

    Ive been researching like hell and I have no access to veterinary care in my area.
    What can I do? I have a suspicion it is Coryza but I have no clue what antibiotics to use. I’ve ordered VetRX that comes in tomorrow but other than that I still need to buy things such as garlic and apple cider vinegar as I read it’ll help.

    What do I do? I hate seeing them this way and i fear for the worst.
     
  2. grumpycupcake

    grumpycupcake Chirping

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    Let it also be known that the 4 larger breeds were what introduced this sneezing; my father got them from a coworker who is hatching many chicks on their farm.
     

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