Sick chicken! Please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jesusfreakmir12, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. Jesusfreakmir12

    Jesusfreakmir12 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 27, 2012
    Hello, one of my 5 month old chickens is acting sick. He is lethargic, feathers ruffled, and won't eat or drink. He just stands alone. I have him separated because last year some of my chickens showed the same symptoms and died ( I lost 80% of my flock). Does anyone know what this disease is and if there is a cure? I don't want what happened last year to happen again this year! Please help! Thanks.
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Sounds like coccidia to me. You need to treat the ENTIRE flock with Corid as soon as possible. Giving the sick chicken some buttermilk will help line the sick one's stomach until you can get corid.
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    Can you post a poop picture? And he needs to be inside where it's nice and warm.

    Last edited: Dec 8, 2013
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.

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