Common poultry diseases and Natural Treatments

Diseases in poultry can lead to a massive loss of money and other things. However, multiple ways of treating poultry diseases have been discovered.Below are the common diseases that affect birds and their Organic/Natural medications.

1. MAREK’S DISEASE: this disease is a viral disease which is highly contagious in birds.  Symptoms – Paralysis in the legs, wings, and neck, Lameness, Weight loss, Blindness…

Medication:  Aloe vera gel,Black pepper ,    Cayenne pepper, Water .

 

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

Symptoms: Loss of appetite,Whitish, watery poop, Weight loss,Paleness, droopiness and huddling

Medication: Aloe vera gel, Black pepper,Cayenne pepper,Water.

 

3. NEWCASTLE DISEASE

Symptoms:  Coughing and sneezing,Respiratory distress and nervous disorder,Abnormal positioning of the head, Death occurs within 3-4days

Medication: Tagiri extract, Cayenne pepper, Wood Ash,Aloe vera gel, Water.

 

4. ECOLI.                                Symptoms: Ruffled feathers, Yellowish colored droppings, Soiled vent, Decreased appetite

Medication : Ginger,  Garlic, Scent leaf ,Water

 

5. DIARRHEA

Symptoms

water in the bird’s droppings.

Medication: Bitterleaf and Scent leaf

 

 

6. COCCIDIOSIS

 

 

Symptoms

Ruffled feathers,Loss of appetite,Droopiness,Pale Combs,Blood in their poop

Medication:

Blend some bitter leaf with water and give the birds to drink for some days.

 

7. FOWL POX

 

 

Symptoms: Dry pox: decrease in weight gain,

Dark brown/yellowish like lesions on the head,Wet pox: lack of appetite,Nasal and ocular discharge.

Medication:bitter leaf

 

8. CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE (CRD)

 

 

Symptoms:Coughing and sneezing,Decreased feed intake,Low body weight.

 

Ginger, Cayenne pepper Water.

 

9 WORMS

 

 

Symptoms

Worms in the bird’s poop

Low feed conversion rate.  Medication:Ginger,Garlic, Pawpaw leaf, Water

10. INFECTIOUS CORYZA

Symptoms: Sneezing, Swelling of the face

Medication: Ginger,Garlic, and Water

 

11. HEAT STRESS

 

 

Symptoms

Dropping or spreading of wings

B. Panting ( opening and closing of the mouth)

Give them Cold water.   Feed them during the cooler hours of the day, do not feed them during the hot hours of the day. Avoid overcrowding.

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