Today i cleaned their coop and put DE on the edges and the perch, as well as the nesting boxes. Duplo Blocks. The droppings were free of blood within 24 hours of the first dose, however, in 2 weeks, they were again medicated for 3 additional days. All the other girls are full feathered after the molt. Coccidiosis can be fatal to your chickens, however the good news is with early diagnosis it can be easily and economically treated.
The vet indicated that given the life cycle of Eimeriano bugs would be present to kill less than two weeks after stopping treatment, hence the 2 week break in dosing.
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Microscopic eggs, called oocysts, are ingested, then multiply in the intestines and are expelled in droppings. An example of how easily flocks can become infected: I'll have to try some type of protein. Search Forums Recent Posts. All the other girls are full feathered after the molt.