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Help Please Help! Mareks..?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DirtCreature, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my chicks was dead when i got home today i noticed it or someone had pooped some bloody looking lump... one eye eas closed and the other was somewhat open.... now one of my other chicks is showing sings of not being able to stand and she is lathargic... is the mareks disease? what do i do to save the other chicks and the one that is showing signs of being sick besides separating the sick one (which ive already done) Ive never lost a chicken... ever. im scared and sad. please help. [​IMG]
     
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  2. toysmom

    toysmom Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I'm sorry that you lost your chicken and that another is sick. I don't have any knowledge of merk's so I am unable to help you. Maybe someone will answer that can help you soon.
     
  3. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i hope so. thanks.
     
  4. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and just now the other one died. she threw up some brown stuff, and thrashed around and then died.
     
  5. eggdd

    eggdd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    first, only your state vet can tell you for sure. you would need to send the bird who passed away for the state vet to inspect. no one here can tell you what your bird(s) had/have.

    that said, how old are your birds? how long have you had them? and what is their diet?

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    i was typing when you posted the above. sorry for your losses.
     
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  6. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh my gosh. [​IMG] I have a decent knowledge of the disease. Now, how old are your birds? Have they undergone any sort of stress lately? What are they eating? Do they free-range? What is their housing/coop? How long have they had those symptoms?
     
  7. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i contacted the vet and they want me to mail the dead chicken to seattle and they will disect it to try to find out whats wrong with it and in the mean time just hope the rest of my flock doesnt die.... what...? they didnt say to separate any of the birds, watch them for certin signs.... or anything. IM SO MAD [​IMG] AND UPSET RIGHT NOW...
     
  8. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anyone know where i can get the meds besides the vet for cocci? im pretty darn sure thats what they have....
     
  9. tharooster12

    tharooster12 Out Of The Brooder

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    same happen to me ma favorite chick a sebright silver died [​IMG] i was sadd anyways did u put dem outside or sumting? just asking wat u feeding em.....anyways sory for yur loss
     
  10. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Well, it would help if you could answer questions.
     

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