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Hen who is breathing through mouth and wheezing

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jelena newell, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. jelena newell

    jelena newell Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that is wheezing and breathing through her mouth. She has been picked on and her tail feathers have been pulled out. She has been pretty healthy but I pulled her out of the flock and put her in a crate outside the coop. I gave her olive oil and water but no changes. She does not leave the coop nor do any other chickens. She has clear eyes and clear nose no swelling of face. She coughed a few times that I know of. I have never had a sick chicken before.. she is still fysty.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. jelena newell

    jelena newell Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks her wheezing seems a bit worse no coughing though
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Jelena [​IMG] Welcome!

    I am sorry to hear that your girl might be unwell. As recommended by redsoxs, definitely post on the ER Forum; the experienced folks on there should be able to assist.

    Best wishes to you and your girl, I hope she recovers well.

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Jelena, hope you will enjoy BYC as much as we do. I hope the ER folks can help with your hen. Does she have any nasal discharge?
     
  6. jelena newell

    jelena newell Out Of The Brooder

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    no, no nasal discharge eyes are clear. she has been picked on quite a bit by another hen lots of feathers missing in back end
     
  7. jelena newell

    jelena newell Out Of The Brooder

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    no, no nasal discharge eyes are clear. she has been picked on quite a bit by another hen lots of feathers missing in back end
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Sorry to hear your girl seems to be under the weather. I hope you get some answers from the members on the ER forum.

    Best wishes!
     

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