1. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 11, 2009
    MEDICATING FOR COCCIDIOSIS

    Only when you see your chicks humped up with ruffled feathers standing alone in the corner, only drinking water they have started to get coccidiosis
    this is only after they have been put on new soil
    there are 9 kinds of coccidiosis germs
    so every place may have different coccidiosis germs present

    generally they do not get it in brooder
    but you can carry it into them by handling sick chicks
    or they get it when put in the brooder house and walk where sick chicks have walked or on soil

    DO NOT medicate for coccidiosis IF your birds do not have symtoms of coccidiosis
    It is very hard on them and will only cause them to be resistant to the medication when you need it
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2009
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Good to know
     

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