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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by samaridad, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. samaridad

    samaridad In the Brooder

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    My golden comet is 1 1/2 years old Henretta is her name. Yesterday she sounded like a fog in her throat. Very low sound not her normal chatty self. Today she is sneezing. I'm new to chickens and love this girl. What do I need to do????
    Thank you all for your help and advice!!!!!!!!!!!
     

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    It sounds like she may possibly have a respiratory disease. Most diseases can make flocks carriers for life. How long have you had her, and do you have other chickens? Separate her from others. If it is a virus such as infectious bronchitis, it would help to give antibiotics. But if it is mycoplasma or a bacterial disease, symptoms may be treated with Tylan or oxytetracycline in the water.
     
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