HELP! My hen's breathing doesn't sound good! NEW QUESTION!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by <3ChickenForever, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    She is a Buff Orphington and her breathing doesn't sound right. Everytime she breathes it sounds like a crow almost. When I put my ear to her back I couldn't hear anything over her loud breathing. Help please, I don't know what to do!
     
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  2. LilJeffy

    LilJeffy Out Of The Brooder

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    You might want to get her on an antibiotic. You can pick it up at your local farm store.
     
  3. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like a respiratory disease, you can look that up in the search for lots of info and treatment plans, like which antibiotic works best. Separate her from the others until she is better. put some electrolyte solution in her water for added strenght to help her fight what ever is going on with her
     
  4. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    She is seperate from all the roosters. She's only with 2 bantams and one lavender ameracauna. What kind of antibotic do I need?
     
  5. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Ok she is seperate from ALL the chickens. We are getting an antibotic. Thanks everyone!

    We figured out that she has a cold too.
     
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  6. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    ANOTHER QUESTION:

    How long do we not eat her eggs for? one day? two days?
     
  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Chicken don't get as we call it a "cold" but they can get upper respiratory infections. I hope she is feeling better soon [​IMG]
     
  8. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Quote:Thanks! She escaped this morning [​IMG] BUT I put her back and she sounds better already! But still raspy. The antibotics are working good!
     
  9. enjoyin' my chickens

    enjoyin' my chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am happy for you and her. Glad that she is better.
     

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