My chicken is breathing strange-help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Red Rooster, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I had posted about my BR Auntie breathing abnormally, but didn't give out enough info. Today I gave her some garlic because it's the best anibiotic if it's Respiratory Infection. This sounds strange, but the only way I can explain the sound is drinking out of a straw. Kind of a crackle.

    Anyway, here are the symptoms.

    She does it when she inhales and exhales.

    It happens when I hold her, or if she runs around. Not sure when she is just sitting.

    Her breathing sounds a bit labored, but I'm not really sure.

    Thanks for helping!

    BTW She hated the garlic. I had to open her beak and force it down her! Poor girl.

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    Last edited: Nov 12, 2011

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