de-wormer then an antibiotic for sniffles, ok?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by DillardHome, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. DillardHome

    DillardHome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello. [​IMG]

    I saw roundworms in one of my hen's poops and started the whole flock on Wazine for 24 hrs.. Here 14 days later I am doing a follow-up treatment, they are all coop/run bound again for the day (and not happy about it I might add since they primarily free-range... [​IMG]).

    Most of the flock have been sniffling and/or coughing for the past few days. So my question is....after I'm done with the 24 hour de-worming retreat can I put the antibiotic in their "new" water tomorrow? I don't want to over medicate them. Or should I wait a few days before I introduce another medication?


    Thanks in advance!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    what are you giving an antibiotic for?
     
  3. DillardHome

    DillardHome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I was going to use it for their "colds" to hopefully keep it from getting worse. I had a hen die from what appears to be a runny nose that had sand all mixed in, I'm thinking she had difficulty breathing?? Not 100% sure if that was indeed her cause of death. I have another hen now isolated because her cold seems to be getting worse. I have an antibiotic for respiratory infections.
     

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