bird flu?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nadene, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. Nadene

    Nadene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Please help! I got new roosters 2 weeks ago. One of them is ill now. He is walking around and then, all of a sudden just doses off. I saw it this morning. We caught him and he has this ruffling sound when he breathes and it seems like he has a bit of a fever. He still eats very good. One of our neighbours' chickens started to die last week. What could it be? I'm afraid it might be bird flu... i don't want to lose my whole little flock. What should i do?
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In small flocks bird flu is usually uncommon. It might be a respiratory infection. Open his mouth and look inside. Does it have a kind of cheesy substance lining the back of the throat? Does he have drainage from his eyes/mouth?
     

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