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Some in our flock is going crazy and foaming at the mouth

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Dgnara, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Dgnara

    Dgnara Hatching

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    [​IMG] we have a free roaming flock around our farm, last week while hubby was at work someone dumped 2 dogs that basically masacred our flock (+30) I was out of town and hubby has been up to his ears in work so he came and shot the dogs, after a few days a few chickens, ducks and 2 turkeys started foaming at the mouth, he gathered them up and put them in the chicken house , half of them died half lived but we would like to know why a week later 3 more are doing it, the simptoms are.. Foaming, acting all crazy and legs buggered, some ided about 2 hrs after showing simptoms, the ones that survided look great? The ages range between 2 months old to 14 months. Have anyone have something like that happening any advise? thanks [​IMG]
     

  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing

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    Sounds like some sort of toxin. I would check around especially the feed, water, and their bedding.

    Matt
     
  3. organicfoltzfamilyfarm

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    Possibly rabies?
     
  4. chkn

    chkn Songster

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    Freaky, I have no idea.
     
  5. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Songster

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    I've never seen or heard of a chicken doing that.
     
  6. Dgnara

    Dgnara Hatching

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    Thanks Matt will do.
    Organicfoltzfamily farm: that was our first thought turns out just mammals get rabies, sight!
     
  7. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

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    Can you post pictures?
     

  8. elmo

    elmo Songster

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  9. organicfoltzfamilyfarm

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  10. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

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    Sorry you are going threw all this [​IMG]

    Sounds like what a toad frog would do to my dogs when they grab one, but they never died from it

    Do you possibly have poison frogs of some kind in your area?

    Birds do not get rabies only mammals [​IMG]
     

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