Sick Chicken 24 hours of bloody diarrhea, lethargy and pale skin

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LCasteel, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. LCasteel

    LCasteel Hatching

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    Hi,

    Took my 3 mo old Buff Orpington's pen mate out 2 days ago. Last night I noticed lethargy, pale ness....This morning she wouldnt eat treats and is starting a bloody diarrhea.
    Her tail is intermittently droopy...want to catch this before it goes too far. Looked up online and can only guess some type of enteritis, based on no other symptoms. Bought some Tetracycline, but only one chicken to dose. Need advise about her and medicating.

    Thanks

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  2. cristina33

    cristina33 Songster

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    I would get some corid asap it sounds like cocci to me .
    Good Luck Cristina
     
  3. LCasteel

    LCasteel Hatching

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    Thank you.
     
  4. dmccann

    dmccann Songster

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    I started mine on corid,i now am feeding them yougart and cooked oatmeal.
     
  5. LCasteel

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    Have some Corid and tetracycline but having difficulty dosing. The packets are for cattle. does anyone already have the calculations for dosage worked out for these 10g packets?
     
  6. cristina33

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    I cant remember for sure but i think it was a teaspoon per gallon ? I hope someone else chimes in
     
  7. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    For the powdered Corid, it is 1/2 teaspoon per gallon as it is double the concentration of the liquid Corid. Liquid Corid you give 1 teaspoon per gallon.
     

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