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Emergency please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickelodeon, May 22, 2018.

  1. Chickelodeon

    Chickelodeon Chirping

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    Couple of my chickens havent been moving lately its been 2 days they stand still and close their eyes
     

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  2. staceyj

    staceyj Crossing the Road

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    More info is needed.
    Ages?
    Diarrhea?
    Sneezing, runny eyes, wheezing?
    What do they eat?
    How long since you noticed this behavior?
    Have you brought in any new birds recently?
     
  3. Chickelodeon

    Chickelodeon Chirping

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    The maline is 5 weeks old and the broiler is about 7 weeks
    And yeah the make noise from the inside i think its wheezing and another bird with runny nose and u can hear his chest when breathing and his mouth opens alot but hes running around
     
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  4. staceyj

    staceyj Crossing the Road

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    Have they gotten into anything rotten, poisonous, spoiled feed, possibly tainted?

    Are they dehydrated?
    Do they have fresh water available? Chickens can become dehydrated in just a few hours if water supply is gone.

    I’d bring them inside for observation this afternoon.
    That way you can see if they are pooping normally.

    Put electrolytes in their water.
    Try to tempt them to eat a bit of scrambled or hard boiled eggs.
    Give vitamins if you have them (polyvisol without iron for human infants works great)
     
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  5. Chickelodeon

    Chickelodeon Chirping

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    I call the feed atore for some antibiotics or medications but they want the name and i dont know do u think i should give them medication and if yes what are the names
     
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  7. staceyj

    staceyj Crossing the Road

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    You replied while I was typing. Went back to edit and messed up the whole post.
    Sorry.

    Sounds like a respiratory virus.
     
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  8. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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    Coccidiosis is very very common with this age.
    It is safe enough to go ahead and treat them all with Corid, even it that is not the problem...and the easy thing to try first.
    It will not harm them if they don't have coccidiosis and it could save their live if they do have it.
    I would NOT recommend using any antibiotic right now.
    Corid is not an antibiotic.



    ETA.
    I am just seeing the edit in the OP.
    It may not be coccidiosis, sorry.
     
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  9. staceyj

    staceyj Crossing the Road

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    I’ve not enough experience with treating them confidently.
    I’m hoping someone else will help out with suggestions.
     
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    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

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    This sounds like a respiratory disease.
    Antibiotics, like Tylan, could help with symptoms.
     
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