Help! Hen sounding like a goose, is it a cough?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chris10sen, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. chris10sen

    chris10sen Out Of The Brooder

    May 30, 2010
    Need some advice. I am new to this chicken thing and I have now found myself very attached. My Austrolorph is acing totally normal but is making a cough sound of noise that is best described as a goose honk. I am in MN so we are in the dead of winter. What can I do? Do I need to separate her from the other 4 girls? If I do it would have to be in the garage and then how do I ever get her back outside? I am very nervous about this. Any advice would be great.
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    My Buff Orpington used to do that. At first it was unnerving, but then some others reported that they had the same experience. She seemed to kind of grow out of it and was perfectly healthy through the whole thing. Is your bird acting otherwise normally and looking healthy? Is it a constant sound or a just once in a while sound?

    Edited to say I just re-read and saw that your bird was acting normally.
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2010

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