please i need advice! very sick chickens!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sarahc511, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. sarahc511

    sarahc511 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 23, 2012
    my chickens which are dutch bantams have swollen eyes with bubbles in them, there faces are very pale and they are not eatting properly, i think its a virus but im not sure what to do!
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

    Jan 17, 2013
    start them on tylan 50 dose is bantam 1/4 cc once daily for 5 days, larger birds 1/2 cc once daily for 5 days. on the bottle it will read for cattle and swine not to worry its used by many many poultry owners including myself for respitory problems
    in my opnion better than water soulable antibiotic because it's higher concentration and dose is controlled. problem with water soluable is when they are ill they don't drink as much as they need to usually and the dose is not consistant. there are two places to give the injection, nape of neck or breast. if you have never done it, you tube had some great instructional videos on how to do it. please start there tylan as soon as you can.keep us posted on how they are doing. don't freit about giving the injection,its easier than you think. the hens will thank you for it. Hope this is helpful. you can find tylan at feed store
    best of luck!

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