How to cure coryza?

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My chicken is start to show symptoms of coryza. What is the best way to cure it? He is showing a loss in condition and is having facial swelling along with loss of appetite. I feel like the is the best website to ask for cures due to my past experiences. Let's hope I can cure him
 

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My chicken is start to show symptoms of coryza. What is the best way to cure it? He is showing a loss in condition and is having facial swelling along with loss of appetite. I feel like the is the best website to ask for cures due to my past experiences. Let's hope I can cure him


Where are you located in the world?

Do the birds have a bad odor?

You have several thread about different birds with swollen eyes. Likely respiratory disease - hard to know which disease unless you have testing.

If you feel it's infectious Coryza, there is no cure. You can try treating symptoms with sulfa drugs https://www.jedds.com/shop/trimethoprinsulfa-100-g-medpet/

If you can post some photos that may be helpful. Of course, if there is pus in the eyes like in your other threads (I recommend you re-read the responses you got on those) the pus needs to come out. The eyes need to be flushed and ointment applied 2-3 times a day.

I'm sorry you're having so much trouble. Diseases like Infectious Coryza and Mycoplasma make birds carriers for life - they can spread the disease, relapse and any new birds you hatch or take in can become sick as well. Keeping a closed flock or depopulating sick birds are a couple of ways to help reduce spread.
 

troyle

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I just searched around on google. It’s swollen but his eye is still open and fine. Appears to have abscess above both of his eyes. Not Coryza. How do you remove abscess out above his eye?
 

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Couldn’t hold him but the meat above his eyes are bulging out. A bump
 

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Couldn’t hold him but the meat above his eyes are bulging out. A bump
You have 4 other threads where you had birds with bulging eyes and/or pus in the eye.
I can't really tell anything about the bulge on photo you posted, but I'm going to "assume" you have the same thing going on with this bird too.

Pus in the eye is causing the bulge. Can you press on it to see if you can get anything out like you did with one of your other birds? Flush with saline, apply your ointment 2-3 times a day.

Look inside the beak really well - do you see any mucous, white or yellow pasty lesions?

Since you have been dealing with this for a while, I would have to say you have a Chronic respiratory disease you are dealing with and sadly, it looks like you may be dealing with it in the future. Closing your flock or depopulating sick birds may help reduce the spread. Respiratory diseases make birds carriers. So any chicks you hatch and/or add likely will become sick as well.

Did you ever treat any of your sick birds with antibiotics? If you did, what did you use?

https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/big-eye.1379594/
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/im-pretty-sure-shes-sick.1374241/
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/swollen-eye-on-a-chick.1374629/
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/sick-chicken.1335999/

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troyle

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For him his isn’t closing his eyes it’s still open like normal but I’ll try to see if there is any pus and look at his nose
 

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