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Breathing with open mouth and rattling

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brindlebtch, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Songster

    Apr 15, 2009
    I have a couple of chickens that are breathing with their mouth open and you can hear mucus in their throats. Coughing and sneezing, but not a lot of either. This is their 3rd day for Tylan injections, and one still has the throat rattle, so I thought I would continue the injections for another 2 days.

    No significant nasal discharge, no bloody mucus, nada eccept what I have described. Oh, and no diarrhea.

    Is this infectious bronchitis?
  2. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Songster

    Feb 5, 2008
    I had the same thing a few months back. I did what you are doing. All but 1 improved. I didn't know what it was. Maybe someone will have an idea.

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