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Chlamydiosis, Parrot Fever, Psittacosis, Chlamydia, Ornithosis
|Supportive care||Isolate the bird from the flock and place in a safe, comfortable, warm location (your own chicken "intensive care unit") with easy access to water and food. Limit stress. Call your veterinarian.|
|Chlortetracycline HCl||2.5 g/L (drinking water), 2.5 g/kg food (in feed), or 20-60 mg/kg administered orally||K Marx|
|Doxycycline||75-100 mg/kg administered IM every 5 to 7 days for 4 weeks||K Marx|
|Colloidal silver||A few drops administered inside the chicken's mouth or position just next to the nares, for them to inhale||G Damerow|
|Apple cider vinegar||May help clear mucus from the mouth and throat. Add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to each gallon of water (double dose if using hard water)||G Damerow|
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