Gurggling noises when breathing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HeiHeisMom, Oct 13, 2018.

  1. HeiHeisMom

    HeiHeisMom Songster

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    Have a 7 month old CCX hen that seems just fine with the exception of today she startrs gurggling upon breathing.
    Doesn't seem in distress.
    She's been acting just fine.
    No nasal discharge or watery beak or eyes.
    Could this be congestive heart failure symptom?
     
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  2. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    No no not Heart failure it's a typical respiratory sign that connect with respiratory infection
    Tell me if she's having some discharge from eyes or nose
    And how's her poop is it chalky and white?

    If she's mine I'll give her some Chopp Garlic For a boost up her system
    And add Raw Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar In her water


    And for medication I would recommend baytril but as she's a hen and will laying so I would recommend
    Doxycycline in water but if u can u should give baytril for faster good recovery
     
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  3. Chickenduckchick

    Chickenduckchick In the Brooder

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    My hen had this last year, vet said it was a resp infection. He gave her a shot and I had to give her liquid meds for a week. She was good as new!
     
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  4. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    My rooster also have mild INFECTION so I give him baytril for 5 days
     
  5. heidibee

    heidibee Chirping

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    One of my girls started sounding gurgley about two weeks ago. I actually took her the vet because she had other things going on (lice & worms) and I'm not experienced with chicken illness. Vet said it was respiratory and not her crop. He put her on a liquid oral antibiotic called SMZTMP (Sulfamethoxazole / Trimethoprim) aka Bactrim twice a day for 10 days, along with Panacur for her giardia.

    She still sounds a bit gurgley, but looks so much better. Dust bathing and eating better now.
     
  6. HeiHeisMom

    HeiHeisMom Songster

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    Weekend and no very, but we used VetRX on her computer and waffles and this morning she was so much better.
    Used it again this afternoon and y by evening she sounded just fine.
    Guess she got into something she shouldn't have...
     
  7. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Crossing the Road

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    Glad she is feeling better. How heavy is she since she's a meat bird?
    While it could be a respiratory illness, I would check her crop first thing in the morning for a few days before she eats/drinks to make sure the gurgling is not a crop problem.

    7months old a CX pullet may begin to have some difficulties, but it would be hard to know. Is she laying eggs o.k.?
     
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  8. HeiHeisMom

    HeiHeisMom Songster

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    Laying fine. Been checking crop daily, that's fine. She has been yawn (gapping ?) Lately, but has been worried and doesn't show worms in throat.
    Thought maybe ate along piece of grass but didn't see anything.
    She acts annoyed when I check her.
    She last weighed in at 8 lbs.
    She was our runt broiler. Lol
     
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  9. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Crossing the Road

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    When are you doing your crop check?
     

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