Breathing issue

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Emanon1169, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. Emanon1169

    Emanon1169 New Egg

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    My hen is making a strange sound I have never heard her make. She is 1 year old, and was fine until 30-40 minutes ago. I have a video but don't know how to load it. It sounds like she is wheezing.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Sometimes they can make a noise when something gets stuck in the airway, such as mucus, a piece of food, or a foreign object they swallowed. This sound is called stridor. I don't know if this is what is wrong with your chicken, but you can look on YouTube for videos of stridor. This wheezing sound can also be a sign that your chicken has a possible respiratory disease. Look for nasal drainage, sneezing, gasping, or watery eyes, which can also be a sign of respiratory diseases.
     

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