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Help - smelly nose discharge

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pfd, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. pfd

    pfd Out Of The Brooder

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    Newbie at work again. I bought 3 hens from the same person at auction last night. they are in quarantine. This morning I found one with a smelly yellow nasal discharge. She is active, eating and drinking. The other two seem fine besides one being more dominant. How can I help the sick one? What meds can I give?
     
  2. pfd

    pfd Out Of The Brooder

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    Never mind. I found more info on the forum about it.
     
  3. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Take them back to seller and do a good cleaning, you don't want that in your flock.
     
  4. pfd

    pfd Out Of The Brooder

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    I would but auctions are as is sales.
     
  5. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then I would cull them for the good of your flock, sorry.

    It is just not worth infecting the rest of your flock and having to deal with chronic illnesses or risk passing them to other peoples flocks.
     
  6. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like Coryza & its very contagious, there eyes will swell shut along with the discharge from the nose & smell very bad, I would cull, but if you want to treat them, use Tylan 50 inject able, 1\\2 cc orally for about 5-7 days, & it will clear up but it will come back when they get under stress, they will always be carriers of this from now on.
     

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