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BR hen with labored breathing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Java_chicken_man, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Java_chicken_man

    Java_chicken_man Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a BR hen about 6 months old, acts normal,has a green runny poop, but still laying eggs regularly. My question is does anyone one have any diagnosis/tips to help me cure this hen. Any info would be awesome.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Labored breathing with no respiratory symptoms like eye/nasal drainage or sneezing can mean that she is in pain. But if she is still laying eggs, that's good.

    Green diarrhea usually means they aren't eating much.

    Does she have a swollen abdomen? Does she have sneezing or any other signs of respiratory ailments?

    Does she open her mouth wide when she breathes?
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2012
  3. Java_chicken_man

    Java_chicken_man Out Of The Brooder

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    nope she seems to rock back and forth when she breaths
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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