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Breathing problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jenni56, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Jenni56

    Jenni56 Out Of The Brooder

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    1 of my reds sounds very raspy when she breaths. What can I do for her?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would be trying to figure out why--if it is a respiratory disease, an obstruction in the airway, or a disease such as Mareks that causes paralysis and other neurological symptoms. First of all, look inside the beak and throat for any odd looking material that is abnormal. With a respiratory disease there may be other symptoms such as nasal secretions, facial or eye swelling, bubbles in the eyes, or sneezing. One of Mareks many different symptoms is gasping. Here are some common diseases: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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