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LOL well then I have some here Phill.

So I put the abgrit all over my floor, I was using wood shavings but found them a pain in the butt because

they fly everywhere, in the water in the food, clogged up against the door so I can't close it. So i only have bare cement floors now.

How thick do you lay it Phill? I still have a fair bit left of that bag.

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LOL well then I have some here Phill.

So I put the abgrit all over my floor, I was using wood shavings but found them a pain in the butt because

they fly everywhere, in the water in the food, clogged up against the door so I can't close it. So i only have bare cement floors now.

How thick do you lay it Phill? I still have a fair bit left of that bag.

I mainly spread it out below the perches Julie,just throw it down on the floor as you please,they will soon scratch around in it and spread it out.

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Thanks Phill I will do that, I use to have the wood shavings under the perches too but it went everywhere.

At least having something on the floor where the perches are will make it easier for cleaning.

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How are things going today Matt?

 

Apart from meds, are you giving your birds special food or supplements?

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How are things going today Matt?

 

Apart from meds, are you giving your birds special food or supplements?

 

Lost two today Renee. But I also took two out of the nappy cage and put back in aviary . Some look great , some not.

They are getting seed but in a feeder jar so there is less contamination as sick birds like to sit in the feed bowls. They are getting millet sprays every day , the real sick ones (3) are getting crop feed twice a day.

Aviary floor is checked and any droippings are dusted over with Lime.

Tomorrow is the last day of meds, then they will go onto mulit vitamin and probiotics.

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There is nothing you arent doing that you should be doing Matt. Lets hope the losses stop soon :(

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Lost two today Renee. But I also took two out of the nappy cage and put back in aviary . Some look great , some not.

They are getting seed but in a feeder jar so there is less contamination as sick birds like to sit in the feed bowls. They are getting millet sprays every day , the real sick ones (3) are getting crop feed twice a day.

Aviary floor is checked and any droippings are dusted over with Lime.

Tomorrow is the last day of meds, then they will go onto mulit vitamin and probiotics.

 

I'm sorry to hear of your losses Matt. I don't suppose they are your "lesser" birds by any chance or is that too wishful thinking ... unsure.gif

 

Good idea about the feeder jars, I will keep that in mind should I need to.

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Hey Matt. How are your birds doing now they are off the meds?

 

Is there any way you can now assess them for internal organ damage?

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So in the end what happened was , we had some terrible weather extreme hot then cold , smashed the recovery with some of the birds , I took them off Baycox as some birds just werent responding and put them back onto a double strength Sulfur in the water for 3 days.

So all was well let 5 birds go last weekend in the flights , Kept another 10 in the house this week due to the extreme weather changes , all are fine and will go into the flights tomorrow. Unfortunately lost 2 more due to megabac.

Renee the only way I work out if internal damage is done is by breeding the birds , under breeding stress you find the weak birds .

I used a product called turbobooster on the seed , fed continually this will put weight back onto the birds. Great for recovery.

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Matt that is a very good result, congratulations.

 

I have heard of this Turbobooster product. I was wondering if you could tell me more. For example do you mix it into the seed? and can you do a big batch and feed to outside aviary birds or not?

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Hmm cocci - not fun if you get the sort of outbreak you've just been through.

 

Good lesson for everyone though - cocci becomes active at the change of the season (warm, moist weather). It's a good time to plan a cocci treatment. Or after a big thunderstorm!!!

 

Glad to hear you got through it not too badly.

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I have been really worried about it lately too because the weather is hot and muggy one day and cold the next, rain for 3 days and no rain for a week and it it would start all over again.

 

Glad all is well Matt

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yep is a very bad one if not court in time good job u were onto it matt

 

so its yates garden lime

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so what does everyone think of the if it gets wet it can harm the birds is that just talk cause to me sounds silly as birds have to digest it in the mineral blocks so and they often drink then get them wet before chewing well mine do from water to block as in when eating bread n bicky mix

others thoughts please

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