Chronic Respiratory Disease???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by smithchickmagnet, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. smithchickmagnet

    smithchickmagnet Out Of The Brooder

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    We have several chickens that have mucous discharge from nose, cloudy swollen eyes and are gasping for breath. We have been trying to find information on these symptoms, what we can find it sounds like CRD?! We have put these chickens in our garage by themselves. Is there anything we can do to treat this?
     
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  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I had same problem las year spend lot of money on powder antiobiotics that never worked.

    Only thing tham seem to work was tylan shots. 1 shot a day for 5 days

    But you should know that even if the birds recover from this , they will be carriers for life , you can not sell this birds or their eggs.

    Personally I will put them to sleep , dont waste your money

    Desinfect the area and wait few months before you introduce new birds.


    Sorry if I am too rough
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    http://shagbarkbantams.com/contents.htm
    "My
    chicken has a cold, part I, II, and III"

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
    diagnosis charts at bottom


    I hope these articles help you. Keep in mind there are other things that can cause respiratory problems, and so I would advise you to call a vet to see if they will do a test to see what it is if you can. Some don't want to involve a vet, and I certainly respect that.
     
  4. smithchickmagnet

    smithchickmagnet Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted this in the wrong darn section....should have been in the Diseases section and I don't know how to move it. Thank you for your reply. Does it sound to you like it is CRD? My husband wants to put them all down also....I am trying to save them:)
     
  5. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This is why it is so important to follow biosecurity rules

    If you sneeze or cough near your birds , this can get them sick
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:You can ask a moderator to move it, as far as I know.

    Do the chickens smell very very bad?
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:This is why it is so important to follow biosecurity rules

    If you sneeze or cough near your birds , this can get them sick

    "If you sneeze or cough near your birds, this can get them sick." This is not true. However, if you handled a diseased bird at a poultry swap meet for example, then you return home and handled one of your healthy birds...there's a good possibility you just infected your bird. You are absolutely correct about biosecurity protocols. Here's a list of diseases transmittable to humans:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps019
     
  8. PAchickenlover

    PAchickenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dawg as always thank you for your great information!
     

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