Fluid from nostrils.... Need Advice!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eeiko321, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi there

    i just bought a Hen today...for cheap

    an Isa brown.... ive noticed that it has moisture coming out of its nostrils............

    what would that be?.... a chicken flu?

    or could it be something more major?

    thankyou all
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    If it's just a bit of clear fluid, could be she just took a drink and got some in the nostrils. OR, it coudl be someone sold you a very sick bird. Cant say without more information. I hope she is quarantined from the rest of the flock.
     
  3. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:well its clear....
    she doesnt sneeze
    (not that i noticed)

    and she has like dirt around the nostril/beak.

    perhaps that is the constant fluid that is trickling and when she plays in the dirt...the dirt is covering the beak?
     
  4. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    the move is very stressful on a bird... even a change in feed can be enormously stressful and this expresses itself physiologically.
    Separate your bird to a nice clean warm temp stabe and draft free area. Give her three drops of Polyvisol Enfamil once a day in beak for a week then taper off the next (this is a liquid childrens A-B-D vitamin ) ... vit A deficiency is often involved in "respriatory" ailments and shows this symptom... You can also offer her a live culture yogurt free choice (plain not flavored)
     
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