Chicken making weird noises

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lrkel, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My one rooster makes weird noises when he gets worked up. Sounds like wheezing or coughing. I treated with denagard thinking it was a respiratory infection. It didn't help. He doesn't have a runny nose or eyes. Seems healthy and none of the others have this. Is it normal or something going on?
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2012
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I clicked the video. It states that "this video is currently unavailable."
     
  3. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made it public but it's still not showing. Here's the link maybe it will work.

     
  5. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    It worked, thank you. I haven't had chickens enough to know anything about them beyond 2 weeks of age, unfortunately. BUT...since that link works perfectly fine, I hope someone else will be along shortly. I'm interested to know the answer, because if I heard that in my chickens I wouldn't think anything of it (would think it sounds normal since I don't know any different).

    Beautiful roo by the way.
     
  6. dawg53

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    It appears that the cause might be environmental rather than anything bacterial, viral, or fungal. I say this because he is simply acting bright eyed and bushy tailed...I saw no symptoms whatsoever of any onset of a disease. If he were sick he wouldnt be as active as he is.
    I heard the chirps in between his chattering (normal.) The chirps could be caused by possibly something stuck in his throat or crop, or maybe a type of sneeze from inhaling feed dust or debris. I recommend that you dont do anything for a few days and see if it passes on its own. If you see or hear that it's getting worse or a decline in his health in some manner, we can address it then. Until then, just observe and monitor your roo.
     

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