respiratory

  1. Scratchychiken

    Medicine that works for the majority of respiratory diseases

    hello, I have been reading about respiratory diseases in chickens, and I plan on giving my chickens a checkup soon. I ask about respiratory disease medicine in particular because I haven’t dusted my coop for a while, and I would want to be prepared for complications. As you all know...
  2. Sunny Windsong

    Rooster wheezing badly

    Help! My cemani rooster is wheezing badly! We had a crow collar on him and I thought that might be what was wrong so we took it off but today he is still wheezing and it sounds like he is struggling for every breath. However, he's not showing any signs of lethargy or illness. Could something be...
  3. I

    How long do broiler chickens live? As pets

    I have 3 broiler chickens all 9 weeks old. They don't look fully big, they are yoing and they chirp, I just give rice, grains and scraps as food. And they are very active. May be after it grows fully matured, i might free range it around the house. I'm not planning to kill them for meat at all...
  4. bpurdy303

    HELP MY BLIND HEN-RESPIRATORY??

    Ok, so I have a small assorted flock of 10 pet hens and 1 rooster. the suspect bird is a 3yr old white rock. I know she came from a questionable home. I got her when she was approx 1 yr old. Occasionally over the past two years (maybe two or three times a year) she gets "under the weather"...
  5. BRC1978

    Denagard and Copper Sulfate

    Can Denagard be added to copper sulfate mixture? I have a hen with respiratory issue that I have been using Denagard, she has also developed canker, I’m 2 days into the 7 day Denagard regimine, she needs the copper sulfate as well, and both say meds that they should be the only source of...
  6. JillyChickyDee

    10 very sick chickens with respiratory distress

    Hi everyone, I have 10 chickens of varying ages between 3 months-2 years. They are all currently sick with a respiratory illness. It started 3 days ago. Some hens are worse off than others. Symptoms are sneezing, coughing, wheezing, gurgling in chest but NO nasal discharge, eye issues...
  7. AChickenInEveryPot

    Panting with a pale comb and not dehydrated?

    Hello all! We recently got a Black Copper Maran from a swap, since then, we've noticed her panting intermittently and sneezing/snorting once every now and then. Over time not much changed that was concerning, so we introduced her to the flock. Over the past few days her comb has gotten...
  8. OK_to_WA_Farms

    Respiratory Infection?

    On Saturday we brought home our first three chickens. On Sunday we saw one sneezing, now a few days later my smallest has a runny nose (clear mucous and not always running), bubbles in her eyes, isn't eating very much, is sleeping a lot, her coloring is very pale, and she is breathing with her...
  9. L

    HELP Sick Chicken - lethargic, heavy breathing, eating & drinking fine...

    My poor Frizzle Bantam (who is named chicken)! Recently quite broody but no longer. I noticed was starting to have a hard time walking or standing. She did lay one egg after I noticed the beginning of this behavior but has stopped laying since it has gotten really bad. Now she is more often...
  10. EmilyJoTx

    Eye swollen shut

    About a week ago I had some younger chickens (about 8 wks) afflicted by some upper respiratory disease. Symptoms in the worst case were watery swollen eyes, sneezing and wheezing, lethargy and not eating. Not all the chickens came down with it, but I treated them all. They all seem to be over...
  11. emgallus

    Side effects of Tylan 50?

    Hey guys. I'm treating a hen with a respiratory infection with Tylan 50. She's gotten really lethargic after one day of treatment. She's a 1 year old chocolate Orpington. She's not coughing any more and her breathing is better but she's incredibly lethargic now. Does anyone know if this is a...
  12. BF2014

    Help! Lost one hen and others exhibiting signs!

    We orig had 4 hens, all approx 1 year old and all laying pretty regularly ( 1 Barred Rock, 1 Americauna, & 2 black Ostrolorps). We decided introduced 4 new hens to our 4 orig girls (the new ones are 2 buff Orpington and 2 Lavender Orpington, all approx 7mnth to 1 yr old). Two weeks after...
  13. BrahmaWithDrama

    Need advice!!!

    So, we had one chicken who was sick with an upper respiratory illness. She is better now but, another one got it, my Buff Brahma. We have been giving her Tylan-50 (injected) for three days, she seems to be getting better. Now, our frizzle bantam is showing signs of respiratory illness. We gave...
  14. aussiebushgirl

    Chest conractions when inhaling

    I'm really hoping someone can help me understand what may be going on. I noticed a week ago that my silver sussex girl's comb was flopping to one side, although a nice shade of red. Two days ago I treated the girls to raw pumpkin seeds, some still attached to the fibrous flesh of the pumpkin. My...
  15. D

    Respiratory infection. Need medicine dosage advice please.

    Hello, I'm new to this forum and to chicken keeping. My husband's father died a few months back and we took in his flock of 11 chickens - 5 bantams, 2 gold lines, 3 lavenders and a Maran. The Maran is the boss of everyone and they all get on quite peacefully. We've had a warm week and the...
  16. L

    Weak leg on Runner

    Any advice would be welcome. I nursed her back to health for about 3 weeks from not being able to walk on both legs to walking fine and then suddenly a week or so later her right leg is weak again and she limps on it but not all the time it seems to be on and off. She also pants while the the...
  17. broodybird

    Respiratory treatment. Respite?

    This morning 3 of my 16 girls emerged from the coop with what I can only describe as wheezing! Some sneezing from two of them and another seems to be coughing (can chickens cough?). One of the two that is sneezing also has a hoarse voice -- her egg song today sounded like a raspy jazz singer...
  18. JosieMae

    Possible gapeworm or maybe nothing? HELP!

    Hi All! My five girls are in an outside coop and the run is filled with sand. I noticed a lot of them sneezing sometimes, but they don't have any other signs of respiratory anything. I have a young Polish who, for the past months or so, has sometimes breathed through her mouth, sometimes not...
  19. M

    Tylon 50 Injections

    Hi, I have a rooster who has a lingering eye injections and I'm suspecting its respiratory. I've heard Tylon 50 injections can be used to remove the symptoms. However, I don't know what dosage or needle size to use. I've also never injected a bird so any suggestions would be helpful. Thank you...
  20. N

    Cull or treat again? Respiratory issue

    Hello! First time poster here. I would appreciate advice regarding my chicken situation--sorry, it's kinda long: I have six 1-1.5 year old chickens ( 1 rooster, 5 hens) in one coop and nine 16 week olds in a second coop. They share the same run, feeders, and waterers. My roughly 1 year old...
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