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Common Diseases In Poultry And Their Organic Treatment

by Opeyemi Owolabi - 21 May 2020 247 Views
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The poultry business is a very lucrative one, but there are various diseases in poultry which can affect a farmer adversely. Diseases in poultry can lead to a massive loss of money and other things. However, multiple ways of treating poultry diseases have been researched, and we have found these ways to be very useful. These organic medications mentioned below will help to prevent and control conditions in poultry at a low cost.

 

 

Below are the common diseases that affect birds and their organic medications

 

 

1. MAREK'S DISEASE: this disease is a viral disease which is highly contagious in birds

 

 

Symptoms

A. Paralysis in the legs, wing, and neck

B. Lameness

C. Weight loss

D. A grey pupil in the eye

E. Blindness

Organic medications for 50 birds

1. Aloe vera gel       45g

2. Black pepper       45g

3. Cayenne pepper  48g

 4. Water            0.5lit

These should be given to the birds for 5days

 

2. INFECTIOUS BURSAL DISEASE ( IBD): this disease is also known as gumboro it's also highly infectious

 

 

Symptoms

A. Loss of appetite

B. Whitish, watery poop

C. Weight loss

D. Paleness, droopiness and huddling

Treatment for 50 birds

1. Tagiri extract.     30ml

2. Aloe vera gel       50ml

3. Black pepper      45g

4. Cayenne pepper    45g

5. Water            0.5lit

 

3. NEWCASTLE DISEASE

 

 

Symptoms

A. Coughing and sneezing

B. Respiratory distress and nervous disorder

C. Laying down in young birds

D. Abnormal positioning of the head

E. Death occurs within 3-4days

Treatment for 50 birds

1. Tagiri extract.        30ml

2. Cayenne pepper.     45g

3. Wood Ash.           8g

4. Aloe vera gel         45g

5. Water.              0.5lit

 

4. ECOLI

 

 

Symptoms

A. Ruffled feathers

B. Yellowish colored droppings

C. Soiled vent

D. Decreased appetite

Treatment for 50 birds

1. Ginger   25ml

2. Garlic       25ml

3. Scent leaf    25ml

4. Water       0.5lit

 

Give these for 5days

 

5. DIARRHEA

 

 

Symptoms

A. More water in the bird's droppings

Treatment

1. Bitterleaf

2. Scent leaf

How to use

Blend these leaves with 0.5lit of water and pour into their drinker( give these for five days)

 

6. COCCIDIOSIS

 

 

Symptoms

A. Ruffled feathers

B. Loss of appetite

C. Droopiness

D. Pale Combs

E. Blood in their poop

Treatment

Blend some amount of bitter leaf with 0.5lit of water and give the birds to drink for five days

 

7. FOWL POX

 

 

Symptoms

A. Dry pox: decrease in weight gain

B. Dark brown/yellowish like lesions on the head

 C. Wet pox: lack of appetite

D. Nasal and ocular discharge

Treatment

1. Administer organic multivitamins and molasses added with bitter leaf extract for 5days

Note: Endeavor to feed the birds well and adequately during this period of fowl pox

 

8. CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE (CRD)

 

 

Symptoms

A. Coughing and sneezing

B. Decreased feed intake

C. Low body weight

Treatment for 50 birds

1. Ginger              20ml

2. Cayenne pepper (dry) 20ml

3. Water.              0.5lit

 

9 WORMS

 

 

Symptoms

A. Worms in the bird's poop

B. Low feed conversion rate

Treatment for 50birds

1. Ginger      20ml

2. Garlic         20ml

3. Pawpaw leaf       30g

4. Water      0.5lit

 

Grind the pawpaw leaf with the ginger and garlic in 0.5lit of water give to the birds for five days

 

10. INFECTIOUS CORYZA

 

 

Symptoms

A. Sneezing

B. Swelling of the face

Treatment for 50 birds

1. Ginger       20ml

2. Garlic.       20ml

3. Tumeric    20ml

4. Tagiri extract 30ml

5. Water        0.5lit

Administer for 5days

 

11. HEAT STRESS

 

 

Symptoms

A. Dropping or spreading of wings

B. Panting ( opening and closing of the mouth)

Treatment for 50 birds

1. Drop ice cubes into their water

2. Feed them during the cooler hours of the day, do not feed them during the hot hours of the day

3. Avoid overcrowding.

 

Written by ADELODUN OLUWAROTIMI

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Poultry Poultry business DIseases Poultry Diseases Farmer Organic Medications Marek Marek Diseases Infectious Bursal Disease NewCastle Disease Ecoli Diarrhea Coccidiosis Fowl Pox Chronic Respiratory Disease Worms Infectious Coryza Heat Stress