Newcastle-Bronchitis Vaccine Help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ilovemyladies!, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Hills of Kentucky
    I have a hen who is sick with-I think- Infectious Bronchitis. She has discharge coming from one of her eyes. No coughing, wheezing, just that one eye with discharge. She is still eating and she has never laid. She is about 30 wks. That is her only symptom. She is quarentined in the other part of the barn. She has been sick for about 1 1/2 wks. She seems to be improving. I have been using VetRx on her and the rest of the flock- which seems to be helping.

    Anyways, I ordered vaccines from Jeffers Livestock for the rest of my flock- which are doing just fine- There is a powder and a greenish blue liquid. Can I use it on the sick hen? And also it says I need "dried milk" if I want to vaccinate using the
    water method. What is "dried milk" I have no clue how to do this- even with the directions. Could somebody give me a little bit of help, please?

    Shannon [​IMG]
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Are you sure it's Infectious Bronchitis? There are many more symptoms that comes with IB. Here's a link:
    I cant help you with vaccinating, I've never vaccinated birds nor have had mine vaccinated for anything. Here's a link to vaccinating...I dont know if it'll help, also a link to vaccine failure:
    I recommend that you call the manufacturer of the vaccine and ask for guidance.
    Here's a link to respiratory diseases in poultry, scroll down to Mycoplasma Gallisepticum (MG,) and Infectious Coryza and read if it's one of those diseases you're dealing with. Thankfully you have the sick bird quarantined away from the others:
  3. AprilsFrizzles

    AprilsFrizzles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2012
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Hey, I just ordered the Bronchitis Newcastle vaccine and I have no idea how to do the water dosage, the instructions are so confusing. Were you ever able to figure out how to them?


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