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 Out Of The Brooder

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

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Take a look at Infectious Broncitis (IB,) Infectious Coryza, Mycoplasma Galliaepticum (MG) in this link:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
    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.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

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    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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