help..disease in my coop..think it may be new castle

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fairytail, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. fairytail

    fairytail New Egg

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    my chokens are getting sick i have had 1 die everyday..they are listless,running at the nose, coughing,hard to keep there head up...someone local told me to take all the chickens out of coop ..bleach coop 50% bleach 50% water, put powder lime down and give antbiotic. helped for a few days..but my biggest strongest rooster died last night and almost all are sneezing and coughing....WHAT DO I DO?
     
  2. fairytail

    fairytail New Egg

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    I THINK ITS NEWCASTLE DISEASE ???
     
  3. dawg53

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    I doubt it's Newcastle Disease, it's not common here in this country. I recommend that you contact your local extension office or state agricultural department for information on how to go about having a necropsy performed on one of your dead birds.
     

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