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Is it still a respiratory infection?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Poppy-the-hen, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. Poppy-the-hen

    Poppy-the-hen In the Brooder

    Feb 8, 2012
    My 2yr old hen (Isa Brown) hasn't been acting right. At first we thought she had wet pox, but now I'm not sure. She hasn't laid for about a month and back then she was on medication for a respiratory infection. It hasn't got better (except for the gargle noise which has lessened a bit) and now she has developed a slightly watery eye. We did have her in isolation from our other two chickens (it was like that for two weeks) but we eventually had to put her back outside.

    -She isolates herself by either standing or lying down in a corner
    -Her eyes seem a bit more watery than usual
    -She has a gargle
    -Hasn't been clucking for a while
    -Her wattle and comb are paler than usual
    -She has a bit of discharge thats come from her eyes/nose and has crusted a little
    -Her tail is down
    -She's really placid
    -Just wants to rest

    What's wrong with my chook??
    Thanks to those who answer.
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2012

  2. Poppy-the-hen

    Poppy-the-hen In the Brooder

    Feb 8, 2012
  3. Lemonhead443

    Lemonhead443 Hatching

    Feb 21, 2012
    not sure but if anything id take her to a specialist
    this could be a respitory infection

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