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My 2 month old chicks are dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sutillman, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. sutillman

    sutillman Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    south georgia
    I have 2 month olds that are slowing dying. Lost my first one about a month ago, another 2 weeks ago and another yesterday. Have 2 more looking sluggish this morning. They start off looking sluggish, sleepy, stiff looking and then die. Could this be Cocci? I have been giving Corid. Is there something else I can give to stop and further deaths?

  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Crowing Premium Member

    Is there a chance you can have a Necropsy done on a dead bird - (perhaps check with your county agent). A clear diagnosis would be the best starting place to cure your flock.
    I'm sorry for your loss of your little ones.
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I would have the necropsy done.

    I recently lost 10 chicks that way. aT 6-8 weeks old, two got sick, then one a week. Turned out to be Marek's. I did not know my flock had it until those chicks died. Those new cute little chicks were exposed to my flock. I'm not saying your chicks have it. But it's worth a necropsy to be sure.

    I was devastated. It was so sad.
  4. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Songster

    Awww... sorry!! Hope you will be able to figure out what's happening.

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