Sebright bantam rooster sleeping a lot!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by daisychicken, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. daisychicken

    daisychicken Out Of The Brooder

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    So one of my chickens has had this and died I can't remember what it is called and the treatment, I need to get the medicine today or tommorow, we got him and his "wife" as a pair, so it would even more sad that they would be split up. Also the one that died was a baby, he seems to be moving more than the baby did.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Other than sleeping a lot, what are the symptoms? Did he have coccidiosis? Symptoms are lethargy/sleepiness, diarrhea (sometimes bloody,) poor appetite, puffing up in a ball, ruffled feathers, and pale skin. Treatment for coccidiosis would be Corid (amprollium) 1 tsp powder or 2 tsp liquid per gallon of water for 5 days.
     
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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Looking back at some of your older posts, it seems that you had some fowl pox. Is that what is going on again?
     

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