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Coccidiosis Treatment

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SCHenny, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. SCHenny

    SCHenny Out Of The Brooder

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    Tuesday morning, I found one of my four pullets which are about 6 weeks old had red bloody poop. They are all very alert and acting normal. The red bloody poop is the only sign....... I immediately started all four pullets on Corid 9.6% - 1 teaspoon to 1 gallon of water. I know that I am to treat with Corid for 5 days.

    I have read that I should follow up with sulfadimethoxine about 10 days later. I have not been able to find sulfadimethoxine anywhere (not locally or online).

    My question is...will the Corid 9.6% for those 5 days be enough treatment? If not is there anything else that I need to purchase as a follow up?


    Thank you in advance
     
  2. SweetandSavory

    SweetandSavory Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm no expert but have only treated with corrid for the 5 days and it has worked for me.
     
  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Dosage for Cocci is 1 1/2 teaspoons Corid powder per gallon or 2 teaspoons of 9.6% Corid liquid per gallon
    Give for 5-7 days - make sure this is the ONLY water available during that time period. Mix a fresh batch at least once a day.

    When they finish the Corid offer some poultry vitamins in the water for a few days, and a bit of plain yogurt for probiotics.

    Can you provide a reference link where you found the recommended to follow up with sulfadimethoxine?
     
  4. SCHenny

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    Thank you for the information. Unfortunately I can not find the correct post about treating with sulfadimethoxine as a follow up. It was here on Backyardchickens but My bookmark disappeared. I read so much information on treatments that I can not go directly back to the post. I will take y'all's advice. THANK YOU very much
     
  5. SCHenny

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