Cocci treatment.. Need advice please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Roseyroberts, Oct 24, 2016.

  1. Roseyroberts

    Roseyroberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one pullet that is lathargic and has some blood in her poop. I went to Tsc to find Corid and they had nothing. I don't know what I am doing.
    What I have on hand is :
    Terra vet 200- oxytetracycline
    Terr vet 10- tetracycline
    Neovet- Neomycin sulfate

    Will any of these help? Is Corid an antiobotic?
    A local feedstock owner gave me the neovet and said it would. Should I just order Corid?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Those won't help and could make matters worse. Coccidia is a protozoa - not a bacteria.
    Call around to see if you can find corid, other brand of amprolium or a sulfa drug anywhere.
    Could you get some medicated feed? It contains amprolium.

    Corid (amprolium) is a thiamine blocker that resembles the B vitamin to the coccidia thereby starving it.
     
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Are you sure they don't have Corid? It's usually in the cattle section. If they don't have Corid, ask if they have AmproMed of a sulfa drug.

    Corid dose is 5 days at the severe amount, then 7-14 at the lesser amount.

    • Powder is 1.5 teaspoons for 5 days, then 1/3 teaspoon for 7-14 days
    • Liquid is 2 teaspoons for 5 days, then 1/2 teaspoon for 7-14 days

    That is what the mfg and the FDA recommend.

    -Kathy
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    X2! Anything that has amrpolium (Corid, AmproMed, Amprol, etc), or any type of sulfa (SulfMed G, Sulmet, Di-Methox, Albon, etc) is what I would try. Call TSC back and ask them to check stock. http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/search/Corid

    -Kathy
     
  5. Roseyroberts

    Roseyroberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did the nearest store to have it is 2 hours away.
     
  6. Roseyroberts

    Roseyroberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best place to order it?
     
  7. EggSighted4Life

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    Do you have any other feed store in town? They should have it.
     
  8. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Also, aside from lethargic... is she standing around puffed up?
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Do you have amazon prime? Coccidiosis can kill them quickly, so if I were you I would try to find something with sulfa. Can you take the bird to a vet? A vet will have Albon suspension.

    -Kathy
     
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  10. Roseyroberts

    Roseyroberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do have prime. Thanks I will check Amazon!
     

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