Swollen face---double normal size on one side

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bejammie, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. Bejammie

    Bejammie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 week old chick has infectious bronchitis, has swollen face that is twice its normal size on one side of his body. What can I do to help the swelling go down?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  3. Bejammie

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    I've had IB for awhile now, I'm starting to vaccinate for it.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Confirmed by a lab?

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  5. Bejammie

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    Never lost a chicken, but 100 percent of my birds get it. Bubbles in eyes, snotty, not feeling good, lose weight but don't die, and drop in egg production.
     
  6. Bejammie

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    No not confirmed by a lab.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    So it could be mycoplasma. If it is mycoplasma, you could try giving Tylan 50 orally at 0.25ml per pound twice a day, or you could try Baytril. Baytril is banned for use in poultry, but it will treat almost all respiratory infections that are bacterial.

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  8. Bejammie

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    I think it's coryza. Text book symptoms.
     

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