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Is "stuffy nose" type breathing sounds ok? normal?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MsMoss, May 15, 2011.

  1. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a few of them breath kind of like they're stuffy nosed. they're other wise healthy, no droopiness, no signs of illness or anything.
     
  2. Jocasta

    Jocasta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Waiting eagerly for a response as I have the same issue. It's only one or two of mine so far as I can tell. They breath through their mouths a lot. I know that poults are fragile, and also that respiratory problems for poultry can be very dangerous and I'm worried [​IMG] Lots of people warned me to expect losses but I don't want to lose a single one of them [​IMG]
     
  3. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I read somewhere that if turkeys have clean water, deep enough to dunk their heads in that it lets them wash out their nostrils and the problem solves it's self. I also met a lady with a pet turkey that she had to clean it's nose out with moist q-tips during out long winters when it spent extended time in the coop with the chickens...
     
  4. Alas

    Alas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are breathing through their mouths they may just be too hot. My turkeys and chickens will do that.
     

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