Guinea sneezing?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by redrooster99, Dec 25, 2014.

  1. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed a couple days ago my guinea fowl hen seemed to be sneezing. I don't know if she is sick or if it is just another guinea sound. Other than that she does not act sick. When she makes this noise it just happens she doesn't even shake her head. I had a sick rooster in there a week ago but I culled him.
    Could she had got it from him? They are in with the chickens. None of the chickens are sick so what is going on?
     
  2. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please someone answer this fast because I am selling off some chickens tomorrow and don't want to sell birds that could be infected. I was thinking the flock was ok but then this guinea. Could something just be in her nostrils.
     
  3. gguineasfamily

    gguineasfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the weather is cold but or changing then sometimes guineas will be a bit sniffly but they are just fine. But if it's little neck is all scrunched up and it's not moving around as much as usual and keeps shaking its head, then yes it is sick. I suggest not selling them until a few weeks after you culled the sick rooster. This will be a quarantine time to make sure none of the guineas caught it off him. Sometimes they're just sniffly or sometimes it's the start of an illness. I hope your guinea is ok :)
     
  4. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks it is raining bad over here and it started, all of a sudden it stopped today and she has sneezed once. She isn't acting different.
     
  5. gguineasfamily

    gguineasfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it sounds good for her then :)
     
  6. ColesCreek

    ColesCreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the eyes as it sounds like CRD to me and that can spread fast to other fowls, rainy days have no affect on them.
     
  7. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she stopped sneezing.
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2014
  8. ColesCreek

    ColesCreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, hope it stays away.

    Good luck
     
  9. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes me too. lol
     

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