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  1. painterpeach

    painterpeach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can we use sulmet on chicks that are seven weeks old?
     
  2. dawg53

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    Yes, but it can be more harsh on them than corid (amprolium.)
     
  3. painterpeach

    painterpeach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you dawg for the reply i was beginning to think no one could see my post. looked at corid today but grabbed sulmet instead. i will give the older birds the sulmet and get some corid tommorow. thanks for the info dawg!
     
  4. dawg53

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    Quote:You're welcome. You can give your older birds the corid as well instead of the sulmet if you wish. Do you suspect coccidia or some other disease?
     
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  5. painterpeach

    painterpeach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we know that we have pox. but! one of our oegb hens has bubbles in her eye that is not swollen shut.
     
  6. dawg53

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    Quote:Forget the corid, it only treats cocci. Sulmet treats 2 types of cocci, fowl cholera, coryza and pullorum. So you suspect coryza? It's possible that your bird may have scratched her eye and may have caused a secondary infection. Terramycin eye ointment could treat this. With coryza, there is normally a foul odor coming from the head and/or nostril area.
     
  7. painterpeach

    painterpeach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thing is there is no foul odor.
     
  8. painterpeach

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    will pics help
     
  9. dawg53

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    No foul odor is good news! Why would you want to use sulmet though? You can post pics if you wish.
     
  10. painterpeach

    painterpeach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we are new to chickens. we are freaking out! dont really know what to do right now. i will get some pics on when my wife gets in from work. i am not real savvy on the puter. lol!
     

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