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respiratory infection

  1. 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...
  2. K

    4 week old chick wheezing and gurgling, dirty vent, weird neck motion.

    Hi I'm a first time chick owner, I got 9 silkie (probably mixed) chicks 3 weeks ago, two of them were 2 weeks old and 7 of them 1 week old. I'm in a small city in Mexico now, and the local resources are quite limited. I've been feeding them the only commercial chick starter (I believe it's...
  3. OllieMs

    Can you give turkeys corid and antibiotcs in yhe same water?

    I have 3 poults and I've seen bloody poop, so I started giving them corid. But 2 of them are sneezing a lot, have discharge coming from their nose so I'm thinking a respiratory infection. Can I also add antibiotics to their water with the corid? Thanks!
  4. OllieMs

    Blood in turkey poop! HELP

    I have a bourbon red and 2 BBB. Recently they have been opening their mouth wide kinda like they're yawning and extending their necks as they do it. Another thing i noticed was how much they are sneezing!! It seems like they do it a lot more than they should be.. but their eyes are not watery...
  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. Awooten

    Respiratory Treatment for 8.5 lb. Rooster

    I have a 5 year old, 8.5 lb. Ameraucana rooster named Truman who came down with a respiratory infection yesterday. He is wheezing and has labored breathing. Eyes appear clear and I see no discharges. His appetite seems good and energy level is about the same. He's my favorite chicken...
  8. E

    Silkies sneezing - help!

    Hi everyone, I am hoping for some Advice. My 4 silkes are 15 weeks old and this is my first time raising chickens so there’s a lot of trial and error happening lol. So, we went out of town for Thanksgiving, and of course the night we left it rained for the first time since they’ve been outside...
  9. ethbarry

    Multiple ailments sick bay

    OK. So in sick Bay today are: Olive Egger "Sweet Olive" and Wellsummer cross "Big Red", aka "mean little heifer". Olive was put in sick bay yesterday and we immediately started treatment. She also has a respiratory infection and is treated with amoxicilline for that. Both have vent gleet. Olive...
  10. nhc920

    Limping & swelling near eye - 12 week old Ameraucana

    Hey there, I would really appreciate some input on this! I have a 12 week old Black Ameraucana cockerel, bought (as a chick) from a local breeder, who's never had any issues before this weekend. (Named Godzilla, since he's been so hefty and active lol) His symptoms right now are: 1)...
  11. B

    Chicken sounds congested

    Hi all! We adopted several older hens (3-6 years) a few months ago. We quarantined them for a week before mixing them in with our others and had no problems. Everybody looks and acts perfectly healthy. But... about two days ago, I discovered that I could hear one hen breathing. It doesn't seem...
  12. J

    5 day old chicks rattle breathing

    Hello everyone. Let me start off by saying I just started treating my flock of hens with ivermectin paste and water dissolvable antibiotics 3 days ago due to either gape worm or a respiratory infection. I lost the original hen that started showing signs but all others seem to be stabilized now...
  13. 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...
  14. Criticalicious

    Snuffly rooster - MG or something else? Tylan 50 question

    I think this is Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) but is there something else it could be? Do you recommend anything besides rest, warmth and Tylan 50? Looking for suggestions as to what's going on with my rooster, in case I have overlooked something. Been doing a lot of reading. Here are the...
  15. Saaniya

    12 week old spraddle legs & panting issue

    Hey guys this thread for a friend @Tanya22 she having a broiler chick of 12 week old she was doing find all of a suddenly she encountered with coccidiosis then she have walking difficulties ND sit down completely In spraddle position Her scales are bit harsh red & swallon She was slow & stunt...
  16. F

    MG or something else?

    I have an Americana that is roughly 6 months old. The other evening I noticed her eyes were runny and bubbling and that she was kind of "gurgling." I immediately separated her from the rest of the flock while trying to identify what it was. Her symptoms seemed to match that of MG. It was...
  17. T

    Wholistic Advice Wanted for Sick Bird

    I have an all-white female budgie named Snowy who has been very sick for about two weeks now. I realise this forum is for chickens but I was hoping many of you may have more experience with how to treat your birds wholistically and be of some help. We took her to the vet as soon as we noticed...
  18. Jordan01

    Hen sneezing, Respiratory issues?

    Ive notived my young adult hen has been sneezing recently, she also has a runny nose and i can hear her congestion (almost like a gurgle or clicking) when i put my head near her throat. I have two hens and shes the smaller one, she also has a small bald spot on her neck i assume from the other...
  19. Miriah132

    Respiratory infection in closed flock (show birds)

    How the heck does a closed flock get respiratory infection? I’m not exactly sure which specific infection it is. They sneeze a little bit during the day but at night is when you can really hear the gurgling when they breath. They do have nasal discharge but no other symptoms, they eat/drink/and...
  20. 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...
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