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
water in the bird’s droppings.
Medication: Bitterleaf and Scent leaf
Ruffled feathers,Loss of appetite,Droopiness,Pale Combs,Blood in their poop
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.
8. CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE (CRD)
Symptoms:Coughing and sneezing,Decreased feed intake,Low body weight.
Ginger, Cayenne pepper Water.
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
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.