Treating for coccidiosis in 2 1/2 week old chicks? Corid for calves ok?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fluffyserama, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. Fluffyserama

    Fluffyserama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,
    I'm facing an issue, I woke up today and found bloody poo in the brooder. I think only two chicks are pooing blood, but all seem lethargic. I want to treat them ASAP. Years ago I treated for coccidiosis and just picked up corid at the feed store. I remember It had a chicken and cow on the label with dosages for both species and different ages. Now I can only find MERIAL 150197 Corid 9.6% Oral Solution For Calves Yellow, 16 oz at the local shops. Evidently our state is strengthening regulations on vet meds and after the first of the year you will not be able to buy any type of corid over the counter so companies are already cutting back on what they supply.

    Here are my questions;

    Is this ok to use on very small bantam chicks?
    What would the dosage be?
    how long is the shelf life? (I want to stock up before it becomes more unavailble)

    thank you all!!
     
  2. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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    Yes you can use that corid

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/818879/updated-corid-and-amprol-amprolium-dosing
     
  3. Fluffyserama

    Fluffyserama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     

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