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Medical Information

If you are looking for information about Medications and Withholding Periods click HERE

This is a list of some of the most common things that may happen with your birds, some of the threads listed here are actual threads started by the members on this site, asking questions and getting answers.

If you don't find the answer here, please post your question on the forum, all members on this site who can assist you will do their utmost to help, if your thread isn't answered quickly, please be patient, we are all volunteer helpers here and not on line all the time.



click here for list - Questions about your sick birds - please try to answer as many of these questions as you can .. copy the list and paste it with your answers into the thread with your request for help.



A

Acute Death Syndrome / Heart attack

Addresses - Vets

ADVICE TO POULTRY KEEPING BY AVIAN VET BOB DONELEY

Ammonia from droppings and what it can do to your flock

Anatomy of the Chicken - Slideshow in Colour
Anatomy - Digestive System of a chicken
Anatomy - Digestive System of a chicken (video)
Anatomy - External parts of a chicken
Anatomy - Respiratory system of a chicken
Anatomy - Respiratory system
Angel Wing - BYP thread, duck, taping

Air Filled Chook

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

Ascites (Broiler) Information
Ascites
Aspergillosis
Aspergillosis Avian
Aspergillosis in duck - pm pictures

AUTOPSY, perfoming after suspected Marek's Disease or Lymphoid Leukosis

AVIAN CLOSTRIDIAL INFECTIONS / NECROTIC ENTERITIS
Avian Immune System
Avian Influenza / Fowl Plague
Avian Medications



B

Bacterial Infection of the eyes
Bandaid splint for splay legs
BASIC ADVICE on husbandry, nutrition and biosecurity
Battery Hens - Ex - Rescues

Beak bit - to stop feather pecking
Beak Filing

Biosecurity
BIOSECURITY, NUTRITION AND HUSBANDRY - basic advice
Black tar like poo

Botulism in Poultry Species - by Mike & Stella
Botulism

Broken Wing
Broken Wing - BYP Thread

Bubbly Eye in duck
BUMBLEFOOT - INFO & PICS
Bumblefoot
Bumblefoot Surgery
Bumblefoot in ducks



C

Canker - Trichomoniasis - Roup
Canker - Trichomoniasis
Carbaryl

Chlamydiosis

Clipping a Wing

CNEMIDOCOPTES (depluming itch mite)

Coccidiosis - with photographs of classic coccidiosis posture
Coccidioisis in Chickens - Video
COCCIDIOSIS and vitamins
COCCIDIOSIS - understanding the life cycle
Coccidiosis - "Another Cocci Question"
Coccidiosis - "Ongoing war on Coccidiosis"
Coccidiosis Vaccination
Colloidal Silver
Colloidal Silver
Corneal Lipidosis / Eye Worm
Coryza

Crookneck
Crookneck Limberneck
CRD - DPI information
Crop Impaction
Crop - Pendulous
CROP STASIS, megabacteria infection
Crop tube feeding - Information



D

DEPLUMING ITCH MITE (Cnemidocoptes)

DIAGNOSIS of poultry disease, based on symptoms
DIARRHOEA
DIATOMACEOUS EARTH (DE)
DISEASE - causing a change in droppings
DISEASE CONTROL in backyard poultry
DISEASE links - 1
DISEASE links - 2
DISEASE links - 3
DISEASE and Parasites
DISEASED bird safe to eat?

DOG ATTACK - mauled chicken
DOG - Eating Chook Poo

DRAWING BLOOD from a chicken
DROPPINGS - black tar droppings
DROPPINGS

DUCK - foot splinting
DUCK - neck twisted
DUCKS - nutritional requirements



E

EARS of a chicken

EGG - shell problems, chart
EGG - odd
EGG - weird (BrownEggBlueEgg site)
EGG - weird material - ovary?
EGG - slab sided
EGG BOUND chicken

ELECTROLYTES - home made

EMERGENCY - first aid

EYE - bacterial infections
EYE - bubbly, duck
EYE - foaming, bird sneezing
EYE WORM
EYE WORM - with pictures
E.Y.P. / EGG YOLK PERITONITIS



F

F10SC

FEATHER - loss and causes
FEATHER - pecking, NellyG's bird helped with a beak bit
FEATHER - problems
FEATHERING - slow in chick
FEED - information - rations, ingredients and coping with feed stress - list of outside links
FEED ingredients

FIRST AID KIT - ideas

FLUSHING SINUS and/or nasal passages
FLY BLOWN BIRDS - Treatment
FLY STRIKE / MAGGOTS

FOOT - infection, duck
FOOT - infection, goose
FOWL CHOLERA (pasteurellosis)

FROSTBITE, FROSTBURN



G

GAPEWORM

GREY EYE - Marek's 1
GREY EYE - Marek's 2



H

HEALTH CHECK - help pages
HEAT STRESS 1
HEAT STRESS 2
HEAT STRESS in chickens
HEAT STRESS - some research on reducing through nutrition for broilers - pdf
HEAT STRESS - some research on laying hens and heat stress - pdf
HELPING those less able to help themselves
HERNIA

HUSBANDRY, NUTRITION AND BIOSECURITY - basic advice


I


ILT - Infectious Laryngotracheitis
ILT - infosheet DAFF


IMMUNE SYSTEM
IMPACTED CROP

INFECTIOUS BRONCHITIS (IB)
INFECIOUS BURSAL DISEASE (IBD)
INFECTIOUS CORYZA
INFLAMED OVIDUCT (salpingitis)
IVOMEC dosage - information



J



K



L

LAYING AN EGG
LAYING PROBLEMS - inducing a moult

LEECHES
LEG AND FOOT DISORDERS - general information
LEG PROBLEM - Scaly Leg Mites
LEG PROBLEM - splayed legs
LEG PROBLEM - slipped tendon in chick

LICE
LICE - BYP thread
LICE - BYP thread with pics
LICE & MITES - dipping in and spraying with permethrin solution, dilution rates
LICE & MITES - Identification and Treatment
LICE & MITES - why spot on treatment usually doesn't work in birds
LIMPING DISEASES

LONG NAILS

LYMPHOID LEUKOSIS 1
LYMPHOID LEUKOSIS 2


M

MAGGOTS / FLY STRIKE
MAREK'S DISEASE - information plus pics
MAREK'S DISEASE 1
MAREK'S DISEASE 2
MAREK'S DISEASE 3
MAREK'S DISEASE - occular form (grey eye) 1
MAREK'S DISEASE - occular form (grey eye) 2
MAREK'S DISEASE - tips on vaccinating
MAREK'S VACCINE

MEDICATIONS, information and withholding periods
MEDICATION and treatment list by Dr Colin Walker
MEDICATION A to Z
MEDICATIONS most commonly used
MEDICATION: Where can I get meds for my birds
MEGABACTERIA infection and treatment

MINERAL & VITAMIN INFORMATION
MISSHAPEN EGGS

MITES, FOWL TICKS
MITES on broodies with chicks
MITE TREATMENT PLAN

MOULTING
MOXIDECTIN information

MYCOPLASMA / CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE (CRD) - DPI information
MYCOPLASMA / CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE (CRD) / INFECTIOUS SINUVITIS / AIR-SAC DISEASE / SINUSITIS



N

NAILS - how to cut them 1
NAILS - how to cut them 2

NECK PROBLEMS - Crookneck
NECK PROBLEMS SILKIES - Skull info - Click here, then click on silky skull on left menu
NECROPSY / POST MORTEM
NECROTIC ENTERITIS / AVIAN CLOSTRIDIAL INFECTIONS
NEWCASTLE DISEASE - 1
NEWCASTLE DISEASE - 2

NUTRITION, BIOSECURITY AND HUSBANDRY - basic advice

O

OMPHALITIS / Avian Clostridial Infections

ORGANS of the chicken - Cornell's Avian Atlas link

OVARY - strange material laid - scroll down for more ovary references



P

PALE BIRD SYNDROME / VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY
PARASITES and DiseasePARASITIC DISEASES
PASTED VENT / DIRTY PANTS
PASTEURELLOSIS (fowl cholera)
PECK INJURY - treatment
PENDULOUS CROP
PENGUIN STAND and bwaking
PENILE PROLAPSE in drake - 1
PENILE PROLAPSE in drake - 2, with pictures
PERMETHRIN, dilution rates for spraying birds and housing
PERMETHRIN spray
PERMETHRIN spray rate given by Colin Walker
PESTS OF POULTRY - management

PINK EYE, conjunctivitis

POISONING - rat poison
POISONING - steps to take

POST MORTEM / NECROPSY
POST MORTEM - warning very graphic images in this thread
POST MORTEM - organs - chicken - dissection - Cornell's Avian Atlas link
POST MORTEM - performing
POST MORTEM - performing after suspeceted Marek's Disease or Lymphoid Leukosis
POULTRY PRODUCTS from Melbourne Bird Clinic
POX, Fowl
POX, Fowl - dry
POX, Fowl - dry and wet versions

PROLAPSE 1
PROLAPSE 2
PROLAPSE 3
PROLAPSE 4
PROLAPSE 5 - with detailed information on treatment
PROLAPSED CLOACA

PROLAPSED LARYNX


Q



R

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS - treatment
REVOLUTION - dosage

RIBOFLAVIN (VITAMIN B2) DEFICIENCY / CURLY TOE PARALYSIS
RICKETS
RICKETS DIET
RINGWORM - treatment

ROUNDUP


S

SALPINGITIS - inflammation of the oviduct
SALT POISONING

SCALY FACE
SCALY LEG MITE -1
SCALY LEG MITE - 2
SCALY LEG MITE - 3

SEIZURES
SELENIUM DEFICIENCY - skin condition

SHELL-LESS EGG

SINUS and/or nasal passages - flushing

SLAUGHTER OF BIRDS - CSIRO pdf - includes table what conditions are safe to eat - got to page 52
SLIPPED TENDON, PEROSIS
SLIPPED TENDON, PEROSIS - 2

SNEEZING, eye foaming

SOUR CROP - caused by Canker
SOUR CROP / IMPACTED CROP / PENDULOUS CROP - treatment, crop flushing, surgery

SPLAY LEGS
SPLAY LEGS - good picture
SPRAYING FOR MITES - plan and products
SPRAYING with Permethrin
SPUR TRIMMING

STICKFAST FLEAS 1
STICKFAST FLEAS 2
STRADDLED LEGS / SPLAY LEGS
STUNTING SYNDROME

SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME
SUPPLEMENTS - trace elements
SUPPLEMENTS - trace minerals

SWIFT for lice and mites
SWOLLEN HEAD



T

TABLETS - giving tablets to your birds
TAPEWORM
TAPEWORM - great pictures
TAPEWORM in droppings - picture
TEA TREE OIL and Poultry Husbandry
TRACE ELEMENTS - supplements
TRACE MINERALS - supplements
TRICHOMONIASIS, CANKER

TUMOURS
TUMOUR / LUMP

TWISTED TOE / DEFORMED TOE

TYLAN 200 INJECTION - information



U & V


VACCINATION of chickens - general information
VACCINE sources
VACCINES - possible sources
VAULTED SKULL - Silky. Click, then scroll down & click on 'silky skull' on the left menu

VET ADDRESSES - thread

VITAMIN & MINERAL information
VITAMIN deficiencies
VITAMIN A deficiency
VITAMIN D deficiency
VITAMIN E deficiency
VITAMIN K deficiency
VITAMIN DEFICIENCY-INDUCED Neurological Symptoms in Chickens



W

WATERY WHITES in eggs
WATTLE - infected, swollen

WING - broken
WING WOUNDS
WITHHOLDING PERIOD - medications

WORMS - and worming your chickens
WORMS - gapeworm
WORMS - intestinal, general information
WORMS - roundworms, hairworms, tapeworms
WORMS - poultry worming - pics
WORM TREATMENT - why spot on treatment usually doesn't work in birds



X, Y & Z

YOLK SAC INFECTION



Good Luck with your birds
Remember we are here to help if we can, all you need to do is ask and give us as much information as you know about the symptoms your bird is displaying. If you feel a subject has been missed please ask one of the moderators to include it in this list of Medical Information.

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