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help. runny nose, slightly droopy wings and light labored breathing

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BrownieandCream, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. BrownieandCream

    BrownieandCream Hatching

    Apr 11, 2016
    Our little family recently purchased two chickens. A red production hen and a Tetra hen. They seemed in good health at the time. But Iv discovered lice and stick tight fleas on our Tetra. And our red production hen today, started to have light labored breathing, clear running nose and slightly droopy wings. We've never had chickens before, and me and my husband are trying the best we can to ensure their health and happiness. They've even already given us 10 fresh eggs. Our tetra has givin us an egg everyday. But our Red go's two days, and skips one. Today is a skip day, but also her first indications of a possible problem. I'm not exactly sure away to do [​IMG] and we already are very attached to our two girls, us and our children, any advise at all would be helpful

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I would suggest re-posting your question, giving as much detail as possible on the "Emergencies, diseases, injuries and cures" forum for the best feedback.

    Good luck!

  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I agree with CTKen, photos would also help to show what position she stays in and as much detail as possible.

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