Sick Pullet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ruralhideaway, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. azygous

    azygous Crossing the Road

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    The problem with using an antibiotic while a hen is battling yeast in her crop is that it makes the yeast harder to clear up. Using a narrow spectrum antibiotic would be a better choice. If Clindamycin falls into that category, it would be a good choice.

    It would help to give a probiotic as you treat this hen. It might help her body fight off the yeast as it tries to come back.
     
  2. Ruralhideaway

    Ruralhideaway Crowing

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    I added a bit of ACV to her water and do have probiotics. I'll have to look into the best antibiotic I guess. That's slightly more complicated. I think everything I have is broad spectrum. Hmm.

    My horse vet will give me whatever I need but likely won't know exactly what I need.
     
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  3. azygous

    azygous Crossing the Road

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    Ask for something for E.coli. That's the most common bacteria that ends up in a hen's abdomen and oviduct.
     
  4. Ruralhideaway

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    I'll do that thank you. A little research looking for an answer about a good one for e coli just got really confusing. Hopefully she'll know.
     

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