Hen breathing heavy with sounds that sounds similar to a stuffy nose

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hugitnotnugget, Dec 14, 2016.

  1. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is 9 months old. It's gotten pretty cold here. We started up the heater and the heat light. She is eating good and drinking. Doesn't act like there is anything wrong but she isn't breathing right. It is heavier than usual and sounds like theirs fluid or something in the way. I noticed it last night and it continued this morning.
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Sounds like a mild respiratory issue.......OXY TETRA-A in the water for a week will help.........Possibly reacting to the stress of the cold weather.....


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  3. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also She has been in the house for about two hours and hasn't pooped.
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Thats fine......Has she drank any water?.....Feed her her regular feed......


    Pick up the OXY.....


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  5. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She just pooped twice! She's drinking and eating great. Could it be a problem with dust in the coop?
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Possible......

    Keep an eye on her......If she seams happy, put her back with the others....The less stress on her the better.....


    Cheers!
     

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