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What should i do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by epitidios, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. epitidios

    epitidios Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2010
    Hi all

    I had my birds on tiamulin due to respiratory disease (swollen head syndrome & mycoplasma). I stopped the medication after a few days, and two of the hens still have the symptoms of the disease. The vet said that i should kill the hens that still have the disease. I am a bit confused. Do you reckon that i should follow his advice or should i try one more round of antibiotics?

    Thanx a lot
  2. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2010
    Bolivia N.C
    ? Bump
  3. MotherJean

    MotherJean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Presumably, you are paying good money for the advice and guidance of your Vet. Why would you ignore it? You know, animal doctors go to extremes to save lives just like human doctors do. If your Vet is recommending culling diseased birds you can be confident that it is in the best interests of both the sick birds and you.
  4. epitidios

    epitidios Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2010
    I spoke with my vet a while ago. Granny and Curious are gone [​IMG]

    All my birds have names based on their character or for Granny's case her age...
  5. DaniLovesChickens

    DaniLovesChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2010
    I'm so sorry![​IMG]
  6. MotherJean

    MotherJean Chillin' With My Peeps

    So sorry for your loss.

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