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Chicken runny noses?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mirandalola, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. mirandalola

    mirandalola In the Brooder

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    I know that sometimes chickens sneeze because they got dust in their noses, so not every sneeze is cause for alarm. But what about clear runny nares? Is that something that can sometimes be normal and sometimes be a sign of illness?

    Also, if a rooster was crowing every morning multiple times a morning and suddenly isn't crowing, is that a sign of illness?
     

  2. Could possibly be respiratory illness??? Do they cough/sneeze?



    Cheers!
     
  3. mirandalola

    mirandalola In the Brooder

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    I'm just trying to decide if a runny "nose" in and of itself is cause for alarm.
     
  4. Usually it is a sign of Respiratory infection......
     
  5. ambergds

    ambergds In the Brooder

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    Agreed
    Most common is mycoplasma
     
  6. mattscoop

    mattscoop In the Brooder

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    VetRX is recommend by a lot people when my chicken started to get sick
     

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