cocci question?????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kyrose, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    hello,ive been treating my little hen for cocci with corid.her poo looks 100% better,shes eating ,drinking,roosting,acting totally normal except...shes still a little puffed,her eyes are really heavy (like shes half asleep)and she still sleeps this normal for just getting over cocci or do you think there might be something else going on?
    thanks for any suggestions...
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    There are several strains of cocci. The other drug you could try is Sulmet (the liquid.) Maybe her strain has some resistance to Corid.

    Good luck.
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Maybe she's just a little worn down from the cocci. Some vitamins/electrolites in her drinking water might help perk her up. Maybe some extra protein like a chopped up scrambled egg would help....

    Hope she gets her energy back for you!

  4. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    thanks for the responses.i think ill try some yogurt and egg yolk,and if i dont see improvement ill try the sulmet.i just hate giving my girls not even totally convinced it was cocci to begin with...
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Sulmet is a sulfa antibiotic, so it treats for more than coccidiosis.

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