Sinus Infection

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Psaltriparus, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. Psaltriparus

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    I have a female layer with a sinus infection. Been on amoxi, meloxicam for 1 1/2 weeks. Vet lanced and dug out infection, flushed with saline. Sent culture to lab, no results yet. Sinus is still so swollen an irritating. Anyone had this problem?
     
  2. casportpony

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    Welcome to BYC! Lots of peafowl people do experience this. Let me look for a link.

    -Kathy
     
  3. casportpony

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    Some people treat with Tylan (tylosin), other people treat with Baytril. Your vet will be able to pick the proper drug once the culture and sensitivity report is done.

    -Kathy
     
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    I thought Baytril use in layers or meat chickens was illegal?
     
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    You are correct, in the US, Baytril is banned for use in all poultry, but many still use it.

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  7. casportpony

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    If all the pus has been removed, which is something hard to do, I guess one could try something like Amikacin.

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