Do chickens get colds?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Newtohens, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. Newtohens

    Newtohens Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 7, 2010
    I went out this afternoon to check on the girls and one of them had what appeared to be a pretty regular "sneeze". Well it sounded like a sneeze/cluck at the same time. Can they get colds? It has been pretty cold the past few days have been in the 20's F, and we have a pretty significant wind that blows, but they do have a wind block with tarps and bales of straw. Should I be keeping them in the coop at those temps? If it is a cold, how do you treat it? Any ideas would be helpful. Thanks.
  2. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Yes, Make them eat some garlic.
  3. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 9, 2009
    chickens do not get colds it possibly a respitory issue check out some of speckledhens thread about keeping a healthy flock

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