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STINKY snotty heads and NO vet!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MakNat, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. MakNat

    MakNat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been posting the same issue for a day or 2. The more I read the more I observe... Quick overview of symptoms again. Swollen faces, watery eyes, and snotty noses. Ok, someone said to smell them. Well they do stink, nasty... Any thoughts?? I do not have a chicken vet and an broke, but can go to the store to get something else. Been using terrimycin and Vet RX. I have Aureomycin?? All suggestions are so helpful. Thanks again.
     
  2. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    probably the best is to cull but you can also use 1/2 cc of tylan 50...you can get tylan 50 at tractor supply for about 9.00...if they get well they will always be carriers and in stress get sick again....
     
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Sounds like Fowl Coryza. Try using some Sulfa-type antibiotic. I think you can order some from Jeffers Livestock.
     
  4. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cinnamon. Yup, put it in with thier water...about a teaspoon for a bucket. It works fast and clears up respatory infections
     
  5. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may be dealing with Newcastle Disease. Read about it. Swollen faces and discharges are symptoms. Isolate all birds and you may have to cull. Very contagious. Good luck.
     
  6. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Online go to External Symptoms for Diagnosing poultry diseases....
     
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  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    If it is stinky it is choryza, I would cull immediately.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I agree with Jean on this one. Sorry.
     
  9. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like Coryza. Do their noses smell like rotting flesh? That's the distinct smell of Coryza.

    If they'be been with your flock for a good amount of time, the entire flock is likely a carrier for Coryza. It's easy to treat (Baytril knocks it out pretty quickly) but they will be carriers forever, and it will spread to your flock to make your entire flock a carrier.
     
  10. MakNat

    MakNat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How would they get it?? I've had all the same birds for about 9 monthes... The only knew birds are the babies my birds have. Everyone has been healthy until this. Could I have made them sick. I brought a few of the bantys in for the extreme cold and they got sick after I put them back outside. It is only the 2 out of 6 that were inside..?
     

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