farmer t

farmer t

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all four chickens were fine this morning. in the afternoon I noticed one was breathing funny. Making a noise as she breathed in and out. kinda raspy. Not gurgling. Still eating and drinking and running around. I isolated her gave her Vetrx, kept her warm. She is still eating and drinking and by 1030 pm all noises has stopped. No runny nose or watery eyes. This morning I checked her and its like nothing happened. I checked her crop to make sure it wasn't hard. Seemed normal. She went immediately for her blueberries, lettuce and dry oats. Made her normal noises. Opinions?
 

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Welcome to BYC. Sounds like she had stridor, a sound they can make when they have something in the airway partially blocking it. That could be a mucus plug, a piece of food, a foreign body, or swelling inside the airway that can happen.
 

farmer t

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:welcome
Thank you for joining BYC! :woot
Thank you for the insight. I think she had something stuck too. I put her back with her pals as it was sunny outside and watched her. Nothing unusual. I kept her in for a second night just to be sure no other symtoms developed. She was fine. So I put her back out this morning.
 

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