4 day old chicks with wheezing/cough sounds

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mminer13, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. mminer13

    mminer13 New Egg

    Nov 9, 2014
    Baltimore, MD
    We're raising our first chicks (cornish x) and all has been well so far, until this evening when I noticed a sort of wheezing/coughing sound coming from some of them. They are nice and warm, I've been changing their bedding every day, and making sure they have fresh food and water. From what I've observed, activity level hasn't changed much, but I am noticing more runny/foamy looking poops in the bedding. They were vaccinated by the hatchery (Welp) for Marek and coccidiosis.

    Most any information I've been finding has been for adult chickens, and being new to this whole thing, I'm not sure how that translates to the little guys.

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