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3 week old broilers sneezing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kristen_k, May 3, 2011.

  1. kristen_k

    kristen_k Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I got 50 cornish x's about 3 weeks ago, when I feed them I watch them for about 10 mins or so to make sure everyone is ok. I noticed yesterday they were sneezing. There is no discharge from their nostrils. I have them on pine shavings and I put a new layer on each week. Should I be concerned?

    Thanks to everyone with answers!!!
     
  2. comptonsgonecountry

    comptonsgonecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are about the same age as yours. I noticed since I added the shavings a couple of them have started sneezing especially when they scratch the dust up. I have read that some chickens are sensitive to the dust from the bedding. But don't take my word for it... my family and I just stared our flock, so I am a newbie.

    It will be interesting to see what others say.
     
  3. kristen_k

    kristen_k Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new at this too! I have had them on pine shavings since they were 3 days old and most of them just started sneezing.
     

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