[DIAGRAM] Powder & LIQUID Corid Dosage for Chickens to FIGHT Coccidiosis!

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The recommended preventative Liquid corid dosage for chickens (.006%) is 1/2 teaspoon and 1/3 teaspoon for Corid Powder.

Personally, when treating coccidisosis in my own birds I use the severe outbreak dose (0.024%) for 5 days, then the 0.006% amount for 7-14 days.

What is Corid?

Corid is a drug called Amprolium that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration that is commonly used by hoemowners/farmers to treat poultry in backyard settings. Treat all your flock eveb if one is down with Cocci; very important!

Quick Formula

Liquid Dose Powder Dose
  • 2 teaspoons per gallon for five days, then 1/2 teaspoon for 7-14 days.
  • 1.5 teaspoons per gallon for five days, then 1/3 teaspoon for 7-14 days.

 Corid Dosage for Chickens

Corid Dosage for Chickens

Preventative Dose

Moderate Dose

Severe Outbreak Dose

  • The preventative dose (.006%) for Corid Powder is 1/3 teaspoon.
  • The moderate outbreak dose (.012%) for Corid Powder is 3/4 teaspoon.

 

  • The severe outbreak dose (.024%) for Corid Powder is 1.5 teaspoons

 

  • The preventative dose (.006%) for Corid liquid is 1/2 teaspoon.
  • The moderate outbreak dose (.012%) for Corid liquid is 1 teaspoon.

 

  • The severe outbreak dose (.024%) for Corid liquid is 2 teaspoon.

 

A lot of over-the-counter medications and drugs are available to treat coccidiosis, but Corid is one of the most effective.

You can give corid to prevent this diseas, or to treat it.

Here is how to use corid to treat cocci:

  • Merial Corid 20% Soluble Powder

The Merial Corid Powder is available can be ordered from Amazon and guess what, It has several thousand of positive reviews from livestock and poultry farmers.

This 20% Corid Soluble Powder can be used for diary & beef cattle (not recommended for goats).

The active ingredient “Amprolium” is being approved by FDA as being safe for chickens. It can help prevent and cure Coccidiosis if you follow these treatment protocols.

  • 5-Day Treatment

Another wffective way to treat Coccidiosis in poultry is by using a corid dosage for 5 consecutive days.

Here, you will mix it in water and give it to the chicken in a certain volume.

The recommended daily dosage is 10 mg per kg ( weight of the chicken).

Note: This has to be the only water source for the affected birds.

  • 21-Day Prevention Plan

The 21-day prevention plan is targeted at preventing Cocci disease in animals.

You need to follow the instruction for 21 days by administering 5 mg amprolium per kg to the birds.

The 21-day recommended daily dosage is for preventing Coccidiosis.

  • Merial Corid 9.6% Oral Solution

This liquid solution contains 9.6% Amprolium to treat as well as prevent Coccidiosis.

You can give it to your birds mixed with drinking water or as a drench treatment.

  • Treatment Protocol

You should make a solution by adding 16 oz of Corid in 100 gallons of water.

For a drench treatment, add 3 oz of Corid per 1 pt of water. The recommended dosage given to the chicken is 1 oz per 100 lbs of weight.

This Corid dosage is given using a syringe.

  • Prevention Protocol

You can create a solution by adding 8 oz of Corid to 100 gallons of water. Add 1.5 oz of Corid in 1 pt of water for drench treatment. For prevention, give a syringe dosage of 1 oz per 100 lbs of body weight.

But enough with Corid, let’s learn more about Coccidiosis.

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What is Coccidiosis in Chickens?

Coccidiosis is the name for a popular chicken disease refereed to as Cocci.

It is a dangerous issue that needs to be treated ASAP! We have had success with our flock by putting good flock management practices in place.

There are lots of parasites species that can cause this intestinal disease. As expected, they multiply really fast too and will damage the intestinal lining of your fowl.

Thus, cutting off any nutrients from being absorbed by your chickens.

The microscopic cocci parasites adhere to the gut lining, preventing nutrients absorption.

Your chicks are more vulnerable to this disease than older chickens, they develop resistance against the disease.

Symptoms of Coccidiosis in Chickens

  • Common symptoms include
  • loss of appetite,
  • dehydration,
  • diarrhea,
  • droopiness,
  • blood or mucus in the feces,
  • pale combs, and wattles.

How to Clean Coop after Coccidiosis?

Disinfect your a coops/brooders with ammonia and water mixture. Ammonia kills cocci.

Virkon S (Oxine is anolther alternative and does a great job) is excellent for that. I also advised clean and dry living conditions which would keep build up of cocci down. Good husbandry is all that’s needed to keep cocci at bay.

How Does Corid Work?

Coridplays the role of Thiamin and Vitamin B1 in the way it works.

Since Cocci parasites require vitamins to thrive, grow, and multiply, the Corid dose imitates the mechanism of Vitamin B1 and suffers the parasites from getting the nutrients they need.

The result of this is starvation for the intruders.

Regular Treatment for 5 days ensures that the chicken is cured of Coccidiosis. Vitamin A and Vitamin K supplements should be given to the chickens along with the Corid treatment.

Is Corid Safe For Chickens?

Corrid is FDA and that means it is 100% approved for chickens.

We recommend using it to treat your birds.

Corid calculator

How Long Does Corid Take To Work?

It will take anywhere from 2-7 days for you to see the full effect of Corid.

If no improvement after 7 days, see a doctor as your birds may be affected by something else.

Is Corid An Anti-biotic or not?

No, it is not. Remember Corid contains Amprolium – that triggers the creation of antibodies once inside your chicken bodies.

Natural Ways to Treat Coccidiosis

Here are natural ways to treat minor coccidiosis infections:

  • Dilute organic apple cider vinegar with water and mix it well, give it a few times to the chickens. If there is an improvement, you have saved yourself some extra bucks.
  • Add a little garlic with yogurt, this home remedy will help increase the number of good bacterias in the digestive tract.
  • Keep the chicken pen, coop and walk-way dry.

How Long Can A Chicken Live with Coccidiosis?

It depends. But, chickens suffering from a coccidiosis attack typically die anywhere from 5-7 days of getting seriously infected with no treatment.

How Much Corid Per Gallon For Chickens?

The recommended for Corid 20% Soluble Powder is 1/3 teaspoon/gallon. To prevent an outbreak, use (. 006%) for Corid Liquid (9.6% Solution) ; 1/2 teaspoon/gallon.

Amprolium Dosage For Chickens

For treatment of coccidisosis in your birds you can use the 0.024% severe outbreak dose for 5 days, then the 0.006% amount for 7-14 days.

How much Corid Per Gallon Of Water?

Liquid Dose

Powder Dose

  • 2 teaspoons per gallon for five days, then 1/2 teaspoon for 7-14 days.
  • 1.5 teaspoons per gallon for five days, then 1/3 teaspoon for 7-14 days.

How to Dilute Corid For Chickens?

You should make a solution by adding 16 oz of Corid in 100 gallons of water.

For a drench treatment, add 3 oz of Corid per 1 pt of water. The recommended dosage given to the chicken is 1 oz per 100 lbs of weight.

Corid dosage for chickens 9.6% Oral solution

The recommend Dosage for corid 9.6% liquid is 9.5cc/ml per gallon of water.

Can You Overdose Chickens on Corid?

As far as I know Corid is fairly safe and hard to overdose, stick with it and best of luck!

You want to start them off at two teaspoons per gallon for three to five days, then go to 1/2 teaspoon a gallon for 7-14 more days.

What is Amprolium For Poultry?

This substance is an effective medicine in the treatment and prevention of Thiamin in laying chickens.

it aids in blocking thiamin receptors.

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Author: Howard S. Baldwin

My name is Howard S. Baldwin. I am a work-at-home dad to three lovely girls, Jane + Hannah + Beauty. I have been blogging for the last 3 years. I worked for other Home and Lifetsyle blogs, did hundreds of product reviews and buyers’ guides. Prior to that, I was a staff accountant at a big accounting firm. Needless to say, researching and numbers are my passion. My goal is to be an informative source for any topic that relates to DIY life and homemaking.

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