Bird making weird sound

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  1. EinStein chic

    EinStein chic Out Of The Brooder

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    Please, I need your help. I have a bird who acts like it's choking but it is pecking and drinking fine. This bird tweets a lot so it sounds really funny. What can I do to help this bird? Please help
     
  2. EinStein chic

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    The bird also doesn't feel like it has anything in its throat. It is deprecating itself from the flock though ,
     
  3. posoh

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    I had that happen with a hen over the summer. I scooped her up and massaged her neck. It seemed to me that, like people, she had a partial blockage. Still getting air and all. Maybe it was coincidence but she was fine afterwards.
     
  4. EinStein chic

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    Hmm. Just tried it. She still is making the noise with nothing in her throat. She will only breathe out her mouth
     
  5. EinStein chic

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    What can I do to help her?
     
  6. posoh

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    Have you tried giving her maybe a soft ball of bread in case there is a little bit of something in there? The one girl I mentioned gave me fits all summer with this kind of thing. Maybe as we sometimes get a hair caught maybe she has a feather? Or something environmental such as sand, dust, small twig/leaf...
     
  7. EinStein chic

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    Huh. Ok I'll try that . Cuz she is pecking the ground and that but it sounds like a choking sound. I don't know if she got in her lungs either. I even looked down her throat and nothing
     
  8. EinStein chic

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    Can birds survive if they get they get things in their lungs?
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Sorry about your bird!

    I had a similar issue last summer. I used so many things to help clear her throat up. Vaginal cream, yogurt and several medications. I finally used a sock cut in half and put it on her neck to correct her posture. She was fine in the morning!

    Make sure she is drinking! Most important thing!
     
  10. EinStein chic

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    She a drinking . She is one of my talky birds. This is an unusual sound. It's almost like wheezing , but nothing is down her throat. She talks , but only breathes out her mouth
     

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