Sick pullet.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by slatts, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. slatts

    slatts Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help with some advice. Here's my 13 week old maran originally from MPC. Noticed her being lethargic 2 days ago. Yesterday we isolated her with water only. I thought it may be impacted crop but after trying to vomit her all that came up was water. Here's a pic of her and her poop which is yellow and watery. She appears to be nearly gone. I did not immunize for mareks.

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Can you give her some sugar water with a pinch of salt in it quickly? She may have coccidiosis, and I would rush out to the feed store and buy some Corid (amprollium) in the cattle med section. Put 2 tsp of liquid or 1 tsp powder in 1 gallon of water (smaller amounts can be mixed) and treat her for 5 days. She has to drink the medicine, so dip her beak in it a few times. Mix daily, and I would treat the other chickens. Give vitamins and probiotics aftyer completing the treatment.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

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    Until you can get Corid, give her some buttermilk or powdered milk- this will help coat the intestines, and slow the progress of the disease.
     
  4. slatts

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    Thanks for the advice. I tried to treat her but she was too far gone and didn't make it. The other 10 pullets all seem very energetic but will treat with Corid.
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    So sorry for your loss.
     
  6. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry...
     

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