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L-Spec Injectable for Coryza and other Bacterial Infections

L-Spec Injectable for Coryza and other Bacterial Infections

Chickens
If you are raising chickens, knowing what medicine to use when bacteria strikes is a must. L-Spec injectable solution is one of the most common and highly recommended injectable drugs for chickens that have severe respiratory infections like coryza. When the chicken’s face is swollen (pamamaga sa mukha ng manok), it’s called coryza and no amount of oral medicine can cure this infection. L-spec is always the solution. Components The combination of Lincomycin + Spectinomycin has an additive mode of action and in many cases acts as synergistic. Lincomycin has a bacteriostatic mode of action against mainly gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Str. Suis, Str agalactiae, Diplococcus pneumoniae, Corynebacterium pyogenes, Clostridium Perfringens, Clostridium tet...
How to Treat Chicken Colds

How to Treat Chicken Colds

Chickens
Many breeds of chickens are well adapted to survive even in very cold climates. Their feathers provide excellent insulation and birds can fluff their feathers to create an even warmer coat. They can even tuck their beak or feet into fluffy feathers to keep those bare parts warm. On hotter days, chickens will position themselves to absorb the sun’s heat, and on cold nights, they will huddle in a tight group to share body heat. Chickens can even slightly lower their internal metabolism to better withstand cold spells. One of the challenging aspects of raising poultry is knowing when they are sick. Fortunately, chickens don’t catch colds as we humans do, but they are quite susceptible to viral respiratory diseases, with two being the most prevalent. Symptoms of a chicken cold can inc...