Medication for Cocci

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jennym, May 22, 2008.

  1. Jennym

    Jennym Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have six chicks and one of my babies poopied a bit of blood last night.

    What medicine do you recomend? Do I have to buy a whole gallon?

    Sometimes their mouths open like they are talking - Is this an issue as well?
     
  2. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Are you feeding them med-feed?

    Our they to hot?
     
  3. Jennym

    Jennym Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No they are not hot. I had the temp where it should have been. In fact there are a few that still cuddle together.

    Yes they are on medicated feed.

    I'll keep an eye on it tonight and see ehats happening.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Keep an eye out for more blood. Usually, if it is cocci, the chicks will become lethargic, become bony, then start with the blood. If so, a bottle of amprolium or sulmet is always good to have around. A part of preventing cocci outbreaks is early exposure to the organism too.
     
  5. Jennym

    Jennym Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No she is full of life and eating and drinking. She looks like a little butterball.
     

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