maybe new mareks disease

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by blakecampbell, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. blakecampbell

    blakecampbell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have around 15 birds about 13 of them are getting real sluggish and real tired and cant walk,and most of them are dying.What do I do about it?Could it be New mareks disease?What do i need to do with them?What kind of medicine do i need?
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Worms or coccidia can kill a lot of birds rather quickly.......... how old are they and when were they last wormed?
     
  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be botulism which can be from moldy feed. Not much you can do but make sure to take away anything that might be moldy and give fresh feed and water. One article I read said to induce diarrhea with Epsom salts but I probably wouldn't do that. I put sulmet in the water for five days. I also gave one half dropper of polyvisol per day.
     
  5. blakecampbell

    blakecampbell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank yall so much i figured out what it was!!!!!!!!!!
     
  6. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    What was it? So glad you figured it out...
     

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