Hen has growth blocking nostrils (?)-PICS POSTED-MORE pics #15 and #16

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by seminolewind, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    She's really hot.
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Thanks, I read the plugged nare and favus. I don't know. Both nares are plugged. It does seem to be disinigration, but what's plugging the nostrils.

    She's hot. I don't know what abx to use.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I've gotten some real good advice today, so I will be treating this as a sinus canker-even tho some of the symptoms are not the same. But diseases just don't play by the rules.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Karen, it doesn't seem to me to be a simple "feed blocking nares" kind of thing, but honestly, I don't know. She obviously can't get enough air and that has to come out, but what it is, I don't know. Never had that happen with any of mine, just the occasional one side blocked by dirt or feed deal. Poor girl. If it's a fungus, antibiotics won't fix that, but I'm at a loss.
     
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  6. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Gosh, Karen, I wish I could help, but I have no idea.

    Good luck though. I sure hope things work out.
     
  7. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coconut oil is antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral! Amazing stuff!!! Vaseline is a petroleum product.
     
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Yes it is amazing stuff. I work with the prominent Dr. Mary Newport who had published a book about coconut oil possibly reversing or slowing down the disease process of Alzheimer's. The book is "Alzheimer's-what if there is a cure" , You can find it on Amazon


    Thanks for the help, I almost think it's a fungus that could be all over her trach or sinuses, and she's been rubbing her nostrils on stuff to get relief, and it's wearing away her beak. I'll see what happens now with the antifungal.
     
  9. 5Leepy!

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    Wish I had some advice but I'm following this thread now... very curious about it.

    Hope she improves soon!

    5Leepy!
     
  10. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I saw other pics of other chickens that looked the same and Dawg53 pointed out a comment by a member that he felt had some validity to it. So she got her pill of metronizole (?) this morning. I pray it starts to clear up.
     

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