Chicken meowing softly, sneezing and wheezing.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Zinniah, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Good luck and keep me informed on her condition please.
     
  2. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you. I'm not sure if im going to yet, her mouth and throat are fine except its pale, one of the other hens is picking on her. She is eating and drinking. I hope she lives through whatever it is.
     
  3. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I brought her inside, she is in a dog carrier, in my storage room. Should i keep her in here, or put her back outside? It does look like her right nostril has yellow crust/booger. But, could one clogged nostril cause this? I tried warm water and peroxide on a Q tip to get the booger out and it just made it softer and it moved a little it. im going to keep trying to get it out.[​IMG]

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  4. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got it out, or at least some of it, she is still wheezing/making cat noise, but it is quieter and much less than before. Maybe she has another booger farther back in her nose?
     
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  5. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think i took part of her nose off!!!! I just wiped gently with a Q tip!! the other side didn't fall off when i did it.......i thought it was a booger, but now she just looks like she has a much bigger nostril hole on the right side and the left side is much smaller. Awww no, i don't know what to do!!
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  6. megancarleigh

    megancarleigh Out Of The Brooder

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    I mean if you just wiped it with a Qtip it probably would've came off sooner or later. It is ok. Keep us updated sorry I can't help [​IMG]
     
  7. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is this one hen who keeps chasing her away and biting her :( The others aren't bothering her. I think there is quite a few different things going on
     
  8. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update, she is the same as before, she seemed fine and was eating a lot. Not making much noise, but she is back at it. I tried to put her back outside and she ran to be by herself and stayed hidden. I really think she might die
     
  9. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    She sounds like she is having stridor in the video in your edited post after I first responded. That can be from a foreign body in the airway, but also can be due to mucus or swelling in the airway from a respiratory disease. Have you seen any signs of a disease before? The blocked nostril may be mucus or feed, or both. It's good that you cleaned it out, and that she was eating. Antibiotics such as Tylan, oxytetracycline, or the tetracycline can be used to treat bacterial or mycoplasmal infections. Other viral infections will have to run their course, but the Duramycin could help to prevent secondary infections. I would only treat the one sick chicken, not the others. I hope she is better by morning.
     
  10. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started treating her with the Duramycin 10 (tetracycline) a couple of hours ago, i hope it helps. Do you know how long it should take to see results? I checked her throat and it looked pale pink, there was some saliva bubbles or what looked like saliva bubbles. She wasn't very cooperative even though she is lethargic. I put her onto to the perch and she hopped up to the one above it, her tail is just hanging down. I afraid ill wake up and she is going be dead, i don't know what could've happened she was fine and it's bothering how quickly she went from normal to this. Also she has been sneezing, all 6 of my chickens have, but they've been doing it for over a month, so i passed it off to allergies because there weren't any other symptoms. All the others are fine, so far.
     
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