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Ongoing Respiratory Problems

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lilypad, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Hi to you!
    So it is not an ammonia billed up after all!
    The antibiotic treatment that you gave your chicken, could disrupt the microflora
    Equilibrium between probiotics bacteria and yeasts In her gut and crop,causing yeast infection. You need to give her probiotics or fermented (lactic fermentation!) feed.
     
  2. artblueggwanter

    artblueggwanter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a large 8x8' coup well ventilated , due for a cleaning. I will dig out the first 4to5" of soil and hay and throw in new dirt. thank you
     
  3. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Hay is not the most recommended choice! You should use pine shavings, the pine tree is fool with oils, and terpenes that are very good anti bacterial,fungal,and parasites materials, they diminish the chance of disease.
     
  4. lilypad

    lilypad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes I used to give my chicken probiotic yoghurt when they had been on antibiotics, but I had totally forgot about it this time around! (probably because I haven't been on the forum in over a year). I will pick some up tomorrow, thank you :)
     
  5. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    You well come! :)
     
  6. artblueggwanter

    artblueggwanter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are pine needles safe for chickens?
     
  7. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    The pine needles come from forests and grove were you can find wild birds, mammals, reptiles and outer critters. Those organisms can be carriers of very nasty pathogens ( harmful parasites) that you surly don't want to introduce to your chickens! You can find pine shavings in lumber meal or carpenters work shop, they are good as long as the wood is not chemically treated against fungi and fire. The best are the shavings manufactured for pet rodent.
     
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    artblueggwanter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you
     
  9. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    You well come.
     
  10. artblueggwanter

    artblueggwanter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    black sumatras are awesome![​IMG]
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