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  1. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a flock of hens just reaching laying age and a rooster. This morning 2 of my hens have one eye swelled closed are lethargic and rattling breathing. Does anyone know what is going on and if it is treatable?
     
  2. katelk

    katelk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you mean by rattling breathing? Wheezing? Raspy sounding breathing?
     
  3. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is like a ticking rattling sound from the head area when they inhale. I found another hen on the roost with both eyes swollen shut.
     

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