Sick Chick ?????????????????????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wawa, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. wawa

    wawa Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 10 Cornish Game Rocks and 10 Buff Orpingtons that all seem to be doing fine except for one of the Rocks has the runs and costantly has a damp runny butt.He seams to be good other then that he is one of the bigger guys in the house and is eating. I guess my question is what does he got and how do I treat him????[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Forgot to say that they are just a week shy of a month old and this is the first problem I have had and it just started this week........
     
  2. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Southwestern, In
    I would isolate him for a few days and keep an eye on him, and the rest of the flock to make sure no one else has the same symptoms. Then go from there. Watch for blood and a yellow foamy diahrea... It's a sign of Coccidia. Which is very contagious, and can be fatal. I was suspect of it earlier this year in my flock, and I treated them with Amiprol. I bought it a Rural King. Also I put Apple cider vinager in there water. It helps keep the bacteria down.
     
  3. wawa

    wawa Out Of The Brooder

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    How much apple cider vineger do I use?
     
  4. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Southwestern, In
    About a teaspoon per gallon. I just give it a good splash
     
  5. tulie13

    tulie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen 2 Tablespoons per gallon recommended. I just give mine gonzo's recommended "good splash" into my 5-gallon waterer.
     

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