I think my chicken may have been poisoned, what do i do? Please help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Wild--Star, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. Wild--Star

    Wild--Star Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my chicken may have been poisoned, she was looking all yucky and slow today. She has been clucking weakly kind of like she has had a cold and not moving around too much and she has been making choking and gurgling noises and sneezing and has had a clear with a greenish tinge, slime in her mouth since yesterday.

    After trying things I believe it is not sour crop or gape worm, the only other thing i think it could be is a respiratory disease but i think she has been poisoned.

    What are the symptoms of poisoning and how long would she last or would she fight it? Do I need a vet trip?

    What should I do? Please help!

    I am really stressed, my chickens are pets and I've already had one die last Sunday for no reason what so ever and i believe another of my chickens has MG (mycoplasma gallisepticum) but she hasn't shown any symptoms lately. Also does a chicken with MG need antibiotics or will they be fine without? I just really do not want another fatality.

    Thanks heaps to anyone with any information, i didn't think having hens would be so hard....
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2015
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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  3. Wild--Star

    Wild--Star Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, i was just worried has my nan thought it was poisoning but i dont think so now. She looks ok now but she still hangs back a bit and clucks funny so i dont know but it doesnt look like MG to me.
     
  4. Wild--Star

    Wild--Star Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and thx for the link i have looked at a few like aspergillosis
     

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