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Sick chook, think she's about to die :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rifal98, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. rifal98

    rifal98 New Egg

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    She has been like this for days, she is usually a very social chook to me. She has those white flecks as shown on her comb, she has fairly runny poos with mostly yellow and white flecks. She has had one normal poo.

    :( please help me anyway you can
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Her eye looks a bit swollen to me. If so, that could be a respiratory infection like CRD (mycolplasma.) It might respond to an antibiotic like Tylan, tetracycline, or oxytetracycline. I cant' see the white spots--it could be dry fowl pox. Another disease that affects combs causing spots is favus, a fungus. Click here for common diseases: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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