In winter do silkie chicks sneeze occasionally?.....?....?.....?....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rooster brandon., Nov 13, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In winter do silkie chicks sneeze occasionally because every now and then some of my silkie chicks sneeze could it be from being out in the cold and then bringing them in side?I do have a sick flock sneezing coughing bubbles in there eyes but do chicks sneeze occasionally?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    They do if their bedding is dusty, but in light of your other problems I think you may need to look at the possibility that you have cross-contaminated your flock in the house. Did you read up on biosecurity like I recommended?
     
  3. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah but do chickens just occasionally sneeze?
     
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Yes, chickens do occasionally sneeze, especially when eating, jumping out into the cold, or even when they get excited. Silkies seem more prone to sneezing and head shaking than other chickens. However, if you have other sick birds you should get those silkies tested for MG NOW. CRD's that will barely bother a standard will ravage a silkie flock.
     

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