All 4 chickens hoarse

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hannahp6988, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. hannahp6988

    hannahp6988 New Egg

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    Hi all,

    Our four chickens became extremely hoarse on Sunday afternoon out of nowhere. We've been monitoring them but they aren't showing any other signs of respitory issues. They're all eating normally and have been just as active as usual. I am just so confused on why ALL of them have lost their voice. So worried about them. Anyone have any ideas what could be going on?

    Thanks,

    Hannah
     
  2. The Chicken-Boy

    The Chicken-Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are they stretching their necks out and gasping? And are they young?

    If they are they have a gapeworm. If they are allowed to multiply the bird(s) may suffocate.

    I would say take one to a bird vet and while your there ask about the other 3.



    Hope this helps!!!

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  3. hannahp6988

    hannahp6988 New Egg

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    They aren't stretching their necks out nor are they gasping. They're acting completely normal besides the much quieter "talking." They're 24 weeks. So they've been laying for about 1.5 months.
     
  4. The Chicken-Boy

    The Chicken-Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Taking one of them to a vet that will see chickens is the only idea I have.

    Hope they get better!

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  5. hannahp6988

    hannahp6988 New Egg

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    Welp! Did all that worrying for nothing! Got home last night and three of them were back to normal and by today our loud mouth, Peanut, is back to her normal LOUD self. Maybe something spooked them and they strained their voices? Not sure. Just took a few days to get it back.

    Thanks for the advice! Much appreciated.

    Hannah
     
  6. The Chicken-Boy

    The Chicken-Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your welcome!

    Glad they are better!

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