Sick flock!!! Help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mcbride, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. mcbride

    mcbride Hatching

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    Roosters sound like they have laryngitis, three hens can't cluck, and one has been with feathers fluffed out and head down barely moving much. I'm worried!
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    It sounds like there is a respiratory bug in your flock. Mycoplasma, infectious brochitis, and coryza are the common ones. Some choose to cull sick birds while others will treat with antibiotics such as Tylan, oxytetracycline (terramycin), and Duramycin10. Here is some info on them to read: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  3. mcbride

    mcbride Hatching

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    Thank you! Will see what I can find
     

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