sick silkie hen, plese help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rebel yell, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, this is my 2nd hen in a week that has come down with this, dont know how to post pic. ill try to discribe it as best as posible, the first thing i saw is her eyes are sowlen shut & draining & allso discharge is comming from her nose, eats & acts fine, never had this problem untill i brought home this trio of silkies, first one hen & now this one, this is my very last silkie hen, going to go get some tylan 50 today & start her on it, does any one know what this might be, having very bad luck with silkies & worring me to death, someone plese help, think i might have brought something home when i bought these birds, oh & she just started laying 3 or 4 days ago.
     
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  2. organicfoltzfamilyfarm

    organicfoltzfamilyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks, but what do i give her & i know the rooster will come down with it to, he has been with her i know for 2 weeks now, will tylan50 do the job?
     
  4. organicfoltzfamilyfarm

    organicfoltzfamilyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First you need to make sure they have all of the symptoms before decided that Swollen Head Syndrome is actually the cause for their symptoms.

    Then read this.

    I never EVER tell anyone what drugs to use for their birds. I won't be held accountable for death in the flock.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=123652
     

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