Cracked beak and gasping for air

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lynnecski, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. lynnecski

    lynnecski Just Hatched

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    Our chicken Chocolate cracked her beak on her coop when a dog got into our yard. She is our most boisterous chicken and now can't speak. She is also consistently gasping for air. She is eating and I'm feeding her water through a dropper. I don't understand why she can't speak now. I've put Neosporin on her beak. It's seems to be getting better. Thank you for any advice!
     
  2. cinnabunz

    cinnabunz Just Hatched

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    She probably can speak but it maybe hurting her so she doesnt want too. I would recommend not using neosporin as it can be toxic to animals if injested. Hope your girl gets better!! Poor thing :(
     
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  3. lynnecski

    lynnecski Just Hatched

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    Thank you! I'm new to this forum and I appreciate your feedback! She was such a happy chicken and now seems so sad[​IMG] Which makes me sad!
     

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