are you supposed to be able to hear your chcken breath?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by greenhead, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. greenhead

    greenhead Out Of The Brooder

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    we have a hen that recently has developed some sort of breathing problem. i think? we can hear her breaathing ?
     
  2. hennypenny9

    hennypenny9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    So, would you say she is panting? There's no other sign of trouble? I've never been able to hear out chicken's breath.
     
  3. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
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    Does she have a runny nose or swollen eyes?
     
  4. fourfeathers

    fourfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a rooster that wheezes when he gets overexcited or exerts too much energy (running about, fighting). He has no other signs and has always done this, kind of like people asthma. Since yours just developed it, I would look for other signs of respiratory illness.
     

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