In the Brooder
- Apr 26, 2014
Help! I'm new at this... one of the chickens I received seems to have conjunctivitis of some sort. Her eyes are gummy and gross. What do I do?
Where do I buy the antibiotic?Conjunctivitis can be a symptom of a chronic respiratory disease such a s MG, coryza, or ILT. These diseases can make carriers of your flock, so testing by your state vet might be something you would want to do. Is there a bad odor about the head that might be a symptom of coryza? Antibiotics such as Tylan 50 may treat symptoms, but not cure the diseases permanently. Here is a list of common diseases to read about, and a link to finding your state vet: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044