chcken shaking her head

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by yogamebird, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. yogamebird

    yogamebird Chirping

    Jun 23, 2013
    My 3-4 year old hen is shaking her head and I think sneezing. Is this something that she can get over? (like a cold?) Should I separate her from the other hens?
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    Check her nostrils to see if there is any food/debris blocking them. Also look in her ears for any lice/mites or infection.

    Have you added any new birds to your flock within the last 30days?

    Sneezing if occasional can be normal clearing the nostrils of dust, food, etc. Shaking the head - could also be an adjustment of the crop - depends on what it looks like and how often. If she is continually doing this, a video of her actions would be helpful.

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