The most popular treatment for coccidiosis is Amprolium, which blocks the parasite's ability to uptake and multiply. Treatment is usually administered by adding Amprolium to the chickens' water supply, however in some cases, where sick chickens aren't eating or drinking enough, the medication is given orally.
How do you treat coccidiosis naturally?
Vaccine- and antibiotic-based methods of controlling coccidiosis have several disadvantages. Consumers and governments are increasingly demanding a reduction in antibiotic use in poultry. Three natural products—phytogenic feed additives, probiotics and synbiotics—can control coccidiosis without the use of antibiotics.
What antibiotics treat coccidiosis?
The most common drug used to treat coccidiosis is a sulfa-class antibiotic, sulfadimethoxine. It is typically administered for 5-20 days.
How do you get rid of coccidia?
Clean water should be provided at all times. Most disinfectants do not work well against coccidia; incineration of the feces, and steam cleaning, immersion in boiling water or a 10% ammonia solution are the best methods to kill coccidia. Coccidia can withstand freezing.