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Coccidiosis will not leave my flock.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jake underwood, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. casportpony

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    I think you might be able to get Coxoid in the UK.

    -Kathy
     
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    Welcome to BYC! Were you using the proper amount?

    Powder - 1.5 teaspoons per gallon for 5 days, then 1/3 teaspoon for 7-14 days.
    Liquid - 2 teaspoons per gallon for 5 days, then 1/2 teaspoon for 7-14 days.

    -Kathy
     
  3. MungoSummer

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    Thanks Kathy, will try Coxoid if needed in the future.
     
  4. jake underwood

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    Trust me, I understand it very well. I have treated as the vet and online experts have suggested. I have a background in biology. The corrid has not worked, the injections the Avian vet administer did not work. It seems to always pop up after days of heavy rain, which is why I think it is an environmental problem. I really appreciate the suggestion of pribiotics. I am definitely going to give it a try.
     
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    And I was using the recommended dosage with the powder, step by step, exactly as the experts say. I guess my question was if anyone knew any other options when corrid isn't doing the trick. Like, I said, I am worried it is environmental(I.e coming from the soil due to heavy rain. I have never seen such a wet spring in summer in the South East US.
     
  6. casportpony

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    Did you use it exactly like this?

    Powder - 1.5 teaspoons per gallon for 5 days, then 1/3 teaspoon for 7-14 days.
    Liquid - 2 teaspoons per gallon for 5 days, then 1/2 teaspoon for 7-14 days.

    Those doses are what the FDA and mfg recommend.

    -Kathy
     
  7. jake underwood

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    Everything you mentioned, I tried. The lack of understanding or knowledge isn't the issue. As someone mentioned in previous response, priobiotics is something I haven't tried.
     
  8. jake underwood

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    Yep. To a T. Would liquid work any better?
     
  9. casportpony

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    Some of you may not know this, but years ago someone decided the powder dose was 1/2 teaspoon per gallon, but they did not understand how to calculate powdered doses and they assumed that that one teaspoon of powder weighed the same as one teaspoon of water. Sadly, the online community adopted that dose without bothering to figure it out and now the 1/2 teaspoon per gallon dose is everywhere I look, and I will guarantee you that it is incorrect.

    Severe outbreak dose is no less than 1.5 teaspoons per gallon.

    -Kathy
     
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