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infectious coryza treatment

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by patsys girls, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. patsys girls

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    I have a sick hen. she stopped laying, won't perch, diarhea, sounds congested, & smells awful. brought her in, cleaned her up, she is drinking water. should i give her antibiotic? would Duramycin-10 work?
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Sulmet will treat Infectious Coryza.
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  3. artsyrobin

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    similar situation here, i don't have sulmet, will any other meds work?
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    I have a packet of Duramycin-10 in my hand from my chicken first aid box, and it says for treatment of mycoplasma (CRD) and E.Coli only, not coryza. Albon or DiMox (sulfadimethoxine) works. Also, gallimycin works.
     
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    Oxytetracycline and erythromycin are recommended by Merck Manual. And although Duramycin10 is tetracycline, I'm not sure why it wouldn't be recommended on the label, since it is of the same type of drugs as oxytetracycline.
     
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  6. artsyrobin

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    ok, thanks, will have to get it in the morning- can i use tylan to get them by till tomorow or would it complicate things?
     

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