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HELP! Foamy Eyes, Bronchitid like breathing, culled 6 birds last week and today another bird has it.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wconstantine, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. wconstantine

    wconstantine In the Brooder

    Mar 6, 2013
    Hampton, New York

    What virus or disease is hitting the chickens and is culling the right move?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Take a look at Infectious Broncitis (IB,) Infectious Coryza, Mycoplasma Galliaepticum (MG) in this link:
    There are treatment options; culling is always the best option if you're sure you're dealing with a respiratory disease. Bloodwork or necropsy will verify what you're dealing with, then you can make the best decision possible.
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2013
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    It is always best to know what you are dealing with before treating with meds. This link will give you the necropsy information for each state, and you can call for info on how to preserve and send the bodies, cost, etc. It is: http://agr.wa.gov/FoodAnimal/AnimalHealth/statevets.aspx

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