Do chickens sneeze???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kabaluch76, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. kabaluch76

    kabaluch76 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2012
    I was just out with my chickens. I have a BO hen that is making this noise and her head shakes. I swear it's like she is either sneezing or has hiccups. I thought a couple times I saw something wet flying from her when she did this. I thought it was just going to be a one time thing, but she continued to do this. Do they get colds? I have a flock of 31 birds. I hope they all don't get sick and die on me.[​IMG] They have a well insulated coop with lots of straw and fresh water all the time. I also feed them fruits and veggies.
  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2012
    South Central WI
    yep, chickens do 'sneeze'.....
    it could be a sign of a respitory disease, or it might just be a dusty enviroment. u may want to keep an eye on it to see if it spreads, but it might have just been a one time thing

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