Coccidiosis or Kidney issue?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Away2me, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. Away2me

    Away2me Out Of The Brooder

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    Our favorite, best laying hen (40 weeks) has runny/watery poo and is not eating well this morning. She's standing alone and has that dull look they get when they are sick. She pecked a bit and drank a bit, but she's not right at all!

    I would like to treat for Coccidiosis, however, my son fed them pomegranate seeds yesterday and I'm wondering if she got too many as she is the friendliest and boldest. If I treat for Coccidiosis and it's a kidney issue from the acidic pomegranate seeds will that tax her system too much? How long do you wait?
     
  2. casportpony

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

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    Corid is very safe, so if you think she might have coccidiosis, treat her. Here is a dosing chart:
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    Most people on BYC treat for a severe outbreak, so that's what I would do if I were you.

    -Kathy
     
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    Thank you Kathy. I'll treat all of them. I also bought a farm boost electrolyte this morning to supplement.
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Don't mix the two in water.

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  5. Away2me

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    I'll hold off on the electrolytes. I think we caught things early. I treated their water this morning and we'll hold off on table scraps till we see her acting more normal. She was sunbathing and scratching/pecking a bit ago, so she'll probably be fine. She's such a nice bird.

    Thank you so much for the help
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    My girl's comb is floppy. Just the day before it was bright red and stiff. She's only 8 months old and just started laying consistently. I really hate to loose her.

    Does this go hand in hand with just feeling bad from the coccidia?
     

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