Green Nostrils/Infection. Need help with antibiotics!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Firearia, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Some of my buff orpingtons have a pearly green nostrils. I was wondering if it was some kind of infection... If you need pictures just ask. Sorry for not much information... [​IMG]

    Read below for my antibiotic questions please. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2010
  2. NeeleysAVLChicks

    NeeleysAVLChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright then, I'll ask...we need pictures!
     
  3. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, I'll run down and get pictures later today when I have time. [​IMG]
     
  4. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    Is there any green water around? My ducks had green bills last week and I found a mossy puddle they were drinking out of. As soon as I removed the water they went back to drinking out of their bowls and the green bills went back to normal colors.
     
  5. debbieandbrucebuck

    debbieandbrucebuck Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had some chicks with sinus infections. You can see like crusty/shiny yellow-green discharge. Antibiotics will clear this right up. If you look it up on the web you can see pictures, you will be able to tell if that's what it is. Usually the side of their face swells too.
     
  6. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've figured out it is some kind of infection, my poor little Stormy sneezes and stuff flies everywhere. Plus he has what seems to be snot running down his nose sometimes.

    Help with the antibiotics? Will my local feed store/bucker fields carry it? This also means no more organic eggs right? xD Oh well, that doesn't matter as long as my birds are healthy.
     
  7. atimme

    atimme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, no more organic eggs but it's for the best. Duramycin or Terramycin work well for respiratory infections and are available at many feed stores, TSC, and Farm & Fleet.
     
  8. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you so much, I'll get my mother to drive me to the feed store as soon as possible tomorrow. I hope nothing happens over night. [​IMG]
     

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