My first sinus infection

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  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Here are some pictures of my first ever sinus infection. Chick weight - 800 grams. Gave 0.16ml of 10% Baytril IM.

    Have my first URI in a peachick. Here it is at 9 am:
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    Four hours later:
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    Here he is 8 hours later. Note that I have not wiped his face.

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    28 hours later - still some swelling that is hard to see in pictures and some clear drainage from nostril. Up five grams, which is not enough, but it's better than a loss.
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    Chick was 100% after just two shots, but gave two more per the recommendation of a vet.

    -Kathy
     
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  2. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome photos Kathy! [​IMG]

    Can you tell us exactly where you gave the Baytril injection? Thanks.
     
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow amazing how quickly it worked!
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  5. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    X - 2 !! I've never seen one heal so quickly!
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  7. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job, what would cause that? Cold? Dirt?
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Mine was raised indoors in a brooder, so it wasn't from dirt and it sure wasn't cold, lol. My best guess is that it was a bacterial infection of some type.

    -Kathy
     
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  9. Where did you find the injectable Baytril? We adopted a chicken who developed a nasty sinus/eye infection 2 days later. It looked just like your pictures. She was on oral Baytril for 4 months (yes, you read that correctly) before it finally went away but not before giving it to another hen (GRRRRRRRR!) The injectable seems to work much faster!
     
  10. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    You should be able to get it from your local vet or you can order it on-line from veterinary/poultry supply sites.
     

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