respiratory illness

  1. Qualien

    Respiratory illness

    I've got a strange respiratory illness moving through my flock. So far none of my chickens have died from it. it started with one of my roosters. He was fine that morning, running around picking as usual. 20 min. Later he was falling over, couldn't stand up, he was wheezing, and had thick ropy...
  2. E

    Respiratory illness or gapeworm? Unsure which or how to treat! Help!

    I have four chooks. Three of them grew up together and are 12 weeks old. The other is 2 years old. They are all around each other and live together now. One of the 12 week olds Inari was making some weird noises when cuddling for about a week now. Since she is eating, drinking, and acting...
  3. M

    I believe my hen has a respiratory illness

    I have an older hen (10 yrs) and for the past few weeks she has been exhibiting signs of what I would think is a mild respiratory illness or sinus infection (I say mild because she's doing great apart from her symptoms and is very alert and active for her age). Her symptoms include: occasional...
  4. C

    Chicken with respiratory distress, sour crop, and swollen eye

    My Rhode Island Red has been having trouble breathing for almost three full days now. I just introduced her to some new pullets who were being treated for gape worm. Initially I thought this was what she was suffering from, but treatment had no effect on her symptoms. She hasn't been eating...
  5. R

    Respiratory infection or something else??

    Last night (about 9 pm) when locking up my birds I noticed one Hen (golden comet) was laboring to breathe and had a little bit of a rattle. She had no discharge from her eyes or nose, no swelling anywhere, her wattles and combs looked nice and red. She coughed one good time and the rattle...
  6. emmsx3

    Baby Chicks Sneezing While Eating

    I have 3 one week old baby chicks and I noticed when they eat their starter crumbles, they sneeze. Usually they don't like to eat the large pieces so I break them a little or wet the feed just to make it easier for them. Cause if they are large dry pieces they don't eat it as much. I have VetRx...
  7. M

    Sick chickens possibly coccidios and Coryza???

    Please Help! Does anyone know if chickens can get sick and die from possibly coccidiosis that may have turned into a respiratory infection? I’ve lost several chickens from possibly coccidiosis over the last week but the last 2 that died had large masses on their eye. One died before I...
  8. awyman

    Duck Wheezing?

    I have a 6 week old duckling that sleeps and wheezes? Like it sounds like a long quack. It’s only when she sleeps. Is this normal? I have some poultry medication I can rub on her nostrils. Any advice or help?
  9. N

    Gurgling /wheezing when breathing, squishy mass in crop.

    Hello all, I have an approximately 5 year old Brahma hen displaying respiratory symptoms but also with crop issues. I noticed she has been a bit lazy the past few days but couldn't find any other issues so wrote it off. Yesterday, however, I noticed her breathing was laboured and with every...
  10. K

    Hen suddenly has a deep voice?

    Hello my 1 year old hen has suddenly recently got a hoarser deeper voice than usual. She is eating and drinking normally and is digging around normally too. I did feed them fish skin today but I’m wondering if she swallowed it whole to stop the others getting to it. If it is the fish skin, will...
  11. K

    Sneezing crackly chicks

    Good evening. I am hoping to get some advice on treatment for chicks that have just started sneezing and sound crackly/wheezing when breathing. This has started within the past 24 hours. I have not noticed any eye or nasal discharge.They are approximately 2-3 week old chicks and a variety of...
  12. Chickydooda

    Please Help!!! Sick chickens

    I have chickens that have an respiratory problem. I just introduced new chickens that had it, but thought they were better. I let them out of their coop. My chickens that I already had though caught what they had and they seem to be getting it back. Today my older chickens are not eating a lot...
  13. purpletiger

    Please Help! Tylan 50 dosage for 8 week old chick?

    Hi everyone! I have an sweet little bantam easter egger named Darling that may be showing signs of a respiratory illness. She keeps one of her eyes closed. It doesn't look irritated, red or swollen but she does keep it closed most of the time. I've noticed a few days ago her pecking was off when...
  14. C

    Peeping / Squeaking Speckled Sussex

    I have a nearly 1 year old Speckled Sussex who's been making a peeping / squeaking noise for about a week now. She sounds sort of like a squeak toy refilling with air. She's been laying, eating, drinking, playing, etc. just fine. My other 3 gals sound totally normal. Yesterday my Aunt...
  15. E

    3 silkies, all have respiratory infection (MG), is it okay to give sulfamethoxazole Trimethoprim???

    Need your help!!! I have 3 silkies relatively small that are so sick; sneezing, congestion, eye mucus, fatigue. We had a rooster who has always been extremely healthy and spunky about 1 1/2 year old, we added two new hens to keep him company and about a week and a half later he started showing...
  16. sstanyon

    Chicks Being Lifelong Carriers of Respiratory Illness?

    Hi all, We have 2 chicks being raised in a brooder, seperated from our main flock. One seemed to have some kind of respiratory illness - she never got to the point of nasal discharge/never stopped fully eating, but we treated her with a Tylan 50 for 4 days and loaded up water with...
  17. sstanyon

    2 week old chick: respiratory illness?

    Hi there. We recently picked up two chicks from our local chicken supply store. Had them both for a week or so now, and while one seems very healthy - active, eating a ton, drinking normally - the other has been sneezing, shaking her head and lethargic for 3-4 days now. I’ve given both of them...
  18. Kadieladie

    Two chickens, two problems: respiratory and foot problem

    Hello All - I have two chickens, one a RIR one a silkie/orpington mix (I think). Both are around 3 yrs old, both have lived happy, healthy lives. Until the past couple of weeks. The RIR sounds like she has laryngitis. She eats and drinks well, tho her poo is a bit runny. Otherwise acting...
  19. L

    Treating Respiratory Infection & antibiotic dosage

    Hi all, I'm fairly certain my one chicken has a respiratory infection and I've been giving her 100mg of amoxicillin twice a day for 3 days. SHe has not improved though. Her symptoms are sneezing and opening her mouth to breath. I worry she won't make it. She has always been extremely fussy (I...
  20. White Poop / Diarrhoea In Chickens Causes & Cures

    White Poop / Diarrhoea In Chickens Causes & Cures

    We are about to discuss the topic and that's white diarrhoea .. White poop can be trigger too many things . A healthy chicken poop is firm solid in consistency and having a white cap of urates on top of it . that's normal poop .sometimes chicken diet makes changes into colors like often...
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