White or Gray matter around vent has caused deaths

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Light_for_Jesus, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Light_for_Jesus

    Light_for_Jesus Out Of The Brooder

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    These are adult silkies. One rooster has had this and has now infected some of my other chickens. Several have died.

    Does anyone know what this is? I'm really worried now.
     
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    do you think it might be gleet? a yeast infection? you can try monostat,in the area then neostatin in water plus probiotics if it's a yeast infection. does it smell? lookup gleet in chickens and read symptoms. sounds like a match.
     
  3. Light_for_Jesus

    Light_for_Jesus Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Realsis. It is certainly something to consider. I take acidophilus all the time myself, so I have some on hand. I have the Bragg's vinegar and epsom salt too.

    I paid an online vet and she said to give them panacur and treat them for coccidia.

    I'll start with the coccidia and worming, then work my way on to the treatment for gleet. Hopefully one of those will work.

    I certainly appreciate you responding.
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2013

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