Chicken making weird squeaking sound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by slab713, May 11, 2018.

  1. slab713

    slab713 Chirping

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    One of my chickens is making a weird squeaking sound
    I found a video on youtube that sounds exactly like it just not as often as the chicken in the video does it. my chicken does it every now and then. Also would it be contagious to other chickens because my rooster did it as well like 2 days ago but they are in separate chicken coops.
    (haven't heard the rooster do it again)
    Thanks
    (my chicken only does the squeaking sound not the other sound this chicken is making throughout the video)

     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    The squeaking noise sounds like a sneeze. The chicken in the video sounds like it's got something partially blocking it's windpipe.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

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    It could be mucus in the airway from a respiratory infection, a piece of food stuck temporarily, and swollen tissue, and called stridor. Sneezing is common with respiratory infections. Infectious bronchitis, MG, coryza, and ILT are some common ones. Here is a good link about those and other common diseases and their symptoms:
    https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  4. dunnmom

    dunnmom Crowing

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    If you've used any DE or other powdery substance on or around them it could be irritation from that.
     
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    slab713 Chirping

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    well i dont use DE but im going to use
    i dont use DE but i just bought valbazen since people said that was the best wormer
     
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  6. slab713

    slab713 Chirping

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    thanks i will keep an eye on my chicken to see if it does it anymore
     
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    dunnmom Crowing

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    The first time I heard one of my hens sneeze, I jumped to the conclusion that she was sick. She ended up being fine. Shrug... For all I know she got a little bit of feather fluff stuck in her nose or something and it took a couple of days for her to clear it.
     
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    slab713 Chirping

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    same thats the first thing that came to my mind but i guess my chicken is fine
     
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  9. dunnmom

    dunnmom Crowing

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    You'll know soon whether it's something to worry about or not.
     

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