Hiccuping Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hazeldazel, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Hazeldazel

    Hazeldazel Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 24, 2009
    Washington, Connecticut
    I have a black Australorp making a hiccuping sound, which I take to be a cough or sneeze. I have separated her from the flock and have her in a pen indoors, and am giving her duramycin in her drinking water. Am I on the right track? Thoughts?
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    I had a silkie cross roo that had a sinus infection. He sounded like a hiccup too. Took him to the vet cause his face swelled under one eye. She had me keep him on the Duramycin for 2 weeks. Sounds like you are doing correctly, just make sure to keep her on long enough. Also if she is laying dont use the eggs for the duration and for 2 weeks after.
  3. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    I have one that is doing that to and has been for a long time.I can`t figure out which one is doing it,I watch them and as soon as I turn my head to look around that one does it,its not all the time and sometimes I don`t hear it for days.

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