Sulmet question.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by briana1975, May 15, 2009.

  1. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    Ok I searched coccidiosis found a lot of good info. I tried to get Corid but no one around me carried it. So I went with Sulmet. The back of the bottle does not tell you how long to treat for though. How long do you guys use it for? The turkeys have bloody poop and a couple of the chicks have runny poop. So I am treating the whole flock. I just didn't want to over treat them or not enough.
     
  2. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    **treat them for 5-7 days with sulmet in water
    read further

    here is what to do immediately

    ****you need to get going on the coccidiosis medication
    the sulmet is okay you need to use it in the water as well as in the

    ***medicated wet mash
    1 qt dry crumbles
    2 qts water
    in the water put 1 tsp of sulmet

    ***feed each bird 3 tbsp of this medicated wet mash
    to get them going on the medication

    and use the sulmet in the water *****( I would add 1/2 pkg of red jello to the sulmet water to give flavor as sulmet is so strong they some times won't drink enough of the straight medicated water. The jello is appitising to them)

    **** also
    feed this two mornings at rate of 3 tbsp per bird
    see that they eat this medicated wet mash in 20-30 minutes
    then clean the wet feeders and restock dry crumbles
    It gets them going on the sulmet sooner than just letting them decide to drink the medicted wet mash

    trust me this does work have used it many times on all kinds of fowl sick with coccidiosis

    to get the birds going I would do this
    ***feed the medicated wet mash now
    ***then feed the wet mash probiotic this evening

    wet mash probiotic
    1 qt od dry crumbles
    2 qts of milk any kind
    1/4 cup of yoguart
    mix good and feed 3 tbsp per chicken so that they eat it in 20-30 minutes

    also in the water put 2 tbsp of ACV to a gallon of water


    you can email me PM for help
    keep us posted to let us kno what happens on this


    PS besure and keep us posted as to how the chickens are doing
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2009
  3. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    My vet called back this evening(we need frontline ticks are awful) he is getting some meds in for coccidoisis, Albon I think he said. He also said he has had terrible luck with Corid treating coccidoisis(sp.) in and animals. I thought that was interesting does it maybe have to do with the area your in?
     
  4. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    well...corid, which is amprolium is what's in medicated feed.
    Corid is a good coccidiostat..but is mainly for maintenance..
    lots of people have good luck with it..could be a particular strain of cocci.
    or because it's in chick feed..a resistance could be building, or the wrong dose is being used.

    you can get Albon and other cocci meds and antibiotics from firststatevetsupply.com
     

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