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Help, one of my hens has fluid in her lungs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by msitework, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. msitework

    msitework Out Of The Brooder

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    I can hear the fluid in her lungs when she breathes, it's loud and sounds almost like shes gargling. She's also losing weight, & has a clear spit looking discharge coming from her mouth at times. Is there something I can do for her? Or is she destined for the pot, & would she still be good to eat with her condition?

    Thanks,
    Monty
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2008
  2. speedabug

    speedabug Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just had a hen do the same thing. Their was nothing I could do for her except try to get some food and water down her. Just giver her love and care that is all you can do. I hope she gets better soon.
     
  3. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like CRD. You can find out what to do about this on my site HERE . Good luck!
     

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