NEED INFO PLEASE

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kittyo74, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. kittyo74

    kittyo74 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have about 16 2 week old baby chick mixed breeds. i believe they have gotten Coccidiosis i live in an area where they dont sell many meds for chickens so i have order the meds (corid) from online and will be here in a couple of days (as fast as i could pay to get it here) is there anything i can do for them in the mean time that would increase their chances of making it.... i had one die tonight and 4 others showing symtems.. alll others seem healthy no blood in poop on any... any suggestion or info will be much appreciated
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I read feeding milk or buttermilk helps sometimes. You can search byc for that to read about it....

    Corid is in the cattle section of the feed store.
     
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  3. mithious

    mithious Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. kittyo74

    kittyo74 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you i will def get some first thing in the morning. i gave them some plain yogurt for tonight thinking it may do the same.
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Buttermilk first then resort to milk if you don't have it. Yogurt works--anything to coat the gut slowing down the inflammation. Sulmet is another cocci drug that might be available quickly--it doesn't treat as many strains and can be harsh, but it might be available quicker until you can get corid.
     
  6. kittyo74

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    thanks for the help so far so good .... can someone please give me a list of basic meds and such that i will need to have on hand thanks
     
  7. kittyo74

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    thanks again for the help.... just another quick question does anyone know how soon my chicks will start to show improvement this is day 2 on the corid 9.6% ...... have had 4 die. worried about the rest as i have several more showing symptoms
     

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