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Sick hens

Hi guys have hens that are geting sick seem to be going round the layers not ducks geese or roosters. Symptoms are lethargic sometimes yellow poop have had a few that have recovered with antibiotics but few weeks later are looking sick again .iv used baytril and tylosin. Also thy all have had a victim in water .any ideas and what to give them .thsnks

gerards
Friday, July 24th, 2020

Could be coccidiosis, in which case antibiotics wouldn’t work: get your good hands on some amprolium. Maceoins has some in solution form, but I bought some amazing powdered amprolium from an Aussie seller that also has probiotics in it, and ‘‘twas brilliant. Also, never discount the value of giving them a good deworming: offer them lots of pumpkin seeds and melon seeds (both natural vermifuges!) as well as diatomaceous earth in their feed. A heavy worm burden will make the craithurs vulnerable to all sorts of other trouble. Best of luck!!

DrBaker
Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Thanks so much .where I get the one with the probiotic in it can u get it online

gerards
Saturday, July 25th, 2020


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