Buff Orph Respiratory Issue or Not?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by southernpriss, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. southernpriss

    southernpriss Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Yall

    one of my Buff Orphs breathes real deep almost like the has a stuffy nose. I can only hear it when I pick her up. she is completely fine and eats just great she has been like this for a while she is 5 months old. she has a clean coop and feed great. is this something that I should be worried about or could it possibly be just the way she is?

    Thanks for any advice!
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Funny you should mention this. Do her nostrils look alright?

    You see, I have a BO with a very minor facial deformity, which I would have never noticed except I tried to apply pinless peepers to my birds and this particular bird could not have them. Her nostrils are super tiny and shaped strangely. I mean tiny, tiny. She gets a whistling noise out of them occasionally when she is trucking along. She is otherwise healthy and fine, except for the weird nostrils.
     
  3. southernpriss

    southernpriss Out Of The Brooder

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    you know I haven't even thought of that I will go check!
     

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