Breathing heavy and loudly

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mustang56, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any help would be greatly appreciated...!!
    This is what my 6 month silkie rooster started doing this morning...
    just out of the blue. There was nothing wrong with him last night.

    This is only a video of someone else's bird not mine.......!!
    Mine is a rooster....
     
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2013
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Every time she makes that noise her backside strains. Check her abdomen for an egg.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Its not a silkie and i don't think its a rooster.
     
  4. silver1313

    silver1313 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silly question but is he wheezing or maybe just learning to crow? Mine sounded like that hen in the video but was just starting to crow...please don't get mad I'm just clarifying to try an d help
     
  5. silver1313

    silver1313 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is wheezing it can be caused by a number of things ...parasites including worms , bacterial, and possibly fungal infections
    is he still eating and drinking normal?
     
  6. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes he is eating good and drinking and walking around as if nothing is wrong.....
    but he is constantly almost non stop making that wheezing noise.
    It's been since about 7 am , so it's been about 5 hrs.
    Every once in awhile he will stop being so loud for about 5 minutes....
    Thanks for your help... =)
     
  7. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3 month old Silkie chick started doing this tonight. :(

    Pam Pittman
     
  8. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's not doing it anymore today. VetRX helped!
     

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