Pullet Sneezing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 5SweetChicks, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. 5SweetChicks

    5SweetChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have an almost 4 month old pullet that has been sneezing and has nasal discharge. Shes healthy otherwise. She runs and plays and eats like the rest of our chickens. All the other chickens don't have symptoms like her. We bought some VetRX but we don't know how to use it or if its what she needs. Please if you know how to use it tell me and if you have any other ideas I would like to know.
     
  2. travl4me1

    travl4me1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had 2 like that on 2 different occasions. I had great luck with Tylan 50 from tractor supply or any farm store. Put mine in an isolated cage in garage and fed orally in piece of bread for 5 days. One day egg withdrawl. Both bounced right back. You can do a 3 day treatment injecting into breast if you prefer.

    probiotics afterwards. worked in my small flock.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/666207/tylan-50-question
     
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  3. 5SweetChicks

    5SweetChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Addition: The other ones are sneezing but they don't nasal discharge.

    Is Tylan 50 something you have to inject into them?
     
  4. travl4me1

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    It can be done orally or injection. Injection is quicker treatment....3 days. Orally is longer, 5 days. I wasn't comfortable giving shots. I have cochins so I did 1/4 cc on a small piece of bread x 5 days. Birds over 4 lbs get 1/2 cc. I isolated sick bird so I know they ate the bread.

    Dont eat eggs while they are taking it, and I am almost certain egg withdrawl is just 24 hours after last treatment. (double check that- maybe its 3 days withdrawl)

    The link I provided has a lot more info, from people much more educated than me. Check it out. That particular case didn't have a good ending, but my 2 hens bounced right back. No sneeze or mucus.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/666207/tylan-50-question
     
  5. 5SweetChicks

    5SweetChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thank you. I will look up some information on that.
     

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