Some of the most common illnesses in chickens.


Unread postby Vicky » July 23rd, 2006, 6:21 pm

Cccidiosis in chickens and other birds is very common and can be very problematic in backyard flocks. It is caused by a protozoa, which multiplies very quickly and can debilitate a bird in a couple of days.

A vet may prescribe Intradine or baycox; although the latter is dearer.

This link provides good information on the subject. ... A_HTML.htm

The following link gives pictures of which protozoa affects which part of the hen.

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