Coryza Question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lfoose, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    IF it is Infectious Coryza she will have it for life, AND will give it to all of your chickens. They get better for a while, then get bad again, and so on for the rest of their lives. They will not ever lay well because they feel like crud. Our state vet told me to kill everything we had, disinfect EVERYTHING with bleach, wait a few months and start all over again. That's what we did and ever since we have had no trouble, because I do not buy birds, only eggs. It is passed from chicken to chicken and it takes a few weeks to show up, so if this is what she has and has been around your other chickens AT ALL they probably have it, but symptoms don't show for a few days to a couple of weeks. This is a miserable exsistance for her no matter how much medicine you give her.
     
  2. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
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    there are different trains of thought here..
    a friend of mine works closely with avian/poultry vets and advises giving it 3 times a day for 3 days, then 2 times a day for 2-3 days, depending on the severity of the illness.
    myself...I use 2 doses per day for 2 days then 1 dose per day for 2-3 days.(depending on severity of illness)
    this is also for Tylan 200..
    but the DOSE (not the amount you give) is the same..35mg/kg
     
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2008
  3. lfoose

    lfoose Songster

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    I gave her the Tylan once a day for three days. 1/2cc full.

    If I remedicate her, do I use the same dose or up it a bit?

    Right now, the only thing she is interested in eating is lettuce and other leafy veggies-so that is what I am giving her.
     
  4. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Here is a link for coryza.

    http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/206600.htm

    Other things may be mistaken for it. The Merk vet manual says:

    "Other diseases that must be considered are mycoplasmosis, laryngotracheitis, Newcastle disease, infectious bronchitis, avian influenza, swollen head syndrome (ornithobacterosis), and vitamin A deficiency."

    On a side note, I had a turkey that had swollen head syndrome that they mention as a possibility. That was nasty. I hope your bird improves.
     
  5. lfoose

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    Thank you. I will have to sit down and read over all of this. Just a quick review reminded me of something I don't believe I mentioned was her watery eyes.
     
  6. lfoose

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    Her runny nose is gone but she still seems to have that gurgley sound.
     

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