CORYZA HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mixed Pen, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Mixed Pen

    Mixed Pen Out Of The Brooder

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    So i diagnosed my chicken with coryza last week, isolated, gave some antibiotics for a few days.
    she sent from really puffy, to less puffy with one eye back open and could see, to less puffy with two eyes open and blind in both, today both eyes are fused and a bit more puffy..
    what shall i do?? its been 6 days..
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Did you smell a foul odor around your chickens head? If not, it's not coryza. What antibiotics have you given your chicken?
     
  3. Mixed Pen

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    yes she had a bit of a smell,
    i gave her
    oxytetracycline
     
  4. dawg53

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    Sulmet or sulfadimethoxine in conjunction with tylan 50 injectable will treat coryza. Otherwise I recommend that you cull sick birds.
     
  5. Mixed Pen

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    the
    oxytetracycline is as recommended on one of the chook health sites for coryza, but i dont have any sulfa, nor know where to get it
     
  6. jonalisa

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  7. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Are you in Australia by chance? Albon, Sulfamed G, Sulfadimethoxine, are all the different brands of the same drug.. SMZ-TMP or Bactrim, and sulfamethazine are other drugs that treat coryza. The Tylan (tylosin) or oxytetracycline will help also in coordination with sulfa.
     
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  8. Mixed Pen

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    yep in aus.
    i will give her another couple o shots of the oxy and try get some sulfer from somewhere
     
  9. Mixed Pen

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    can i get these drugs at the grain store?? or do i need a vet?
     
  10. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Call a vet to find out. Feed or farm stores may sell them. We have many Aussies here on BYC, and hopefully one will see this. I'm in the US, so don't know for sure. In many countries, antibiotics are strictly controlled and vets have to prescribe them. Also do some warm compresses to the eyes, and put some antibiotic ointment in them.
     
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