My chicken is sneezing and raising it's neck and bawking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by paul53090, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. paul53090

    paul53090 New Egg

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    My chicken is sneezing and raising her neck and bawking. (almost like coughing)
    It started a few weeks ago i reli didn't think any thing of it. but she just keeps doing it and I'm starting to get worried. Its not like a normal bawking like they sometimes do.I have a video below of her doing it. It seems like she is still eating and drinking just fine. any one have any suggestions on what i can do to help her? and why she might be doing it?? any help is very much appreciated.
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2012
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    I feel helpless here - has she been wormed lately? I only wish somebody with more experience heer can help you determine what the problem might be!

    Best wishes

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  3. paul53090

    paul53090 New Egg

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    I have never wormed her or any of my chickens
     
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  4. HIS Paintbrush

    HIS Paintbrush Out Of The Brooder

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    say "God Bless You". It's just the appropriate thing to do.[​IMG]
     
  5. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    She may have CRD (chronic respitory disease). Try Tylan 50 soluble. It mixes in the drinking water. The downside is there is a waiting period of eating the eggs after end of treatment. You can isolate her so the other hens' eggs won't have to be tossed. I have a couple of 'tweens going through it right now.
     
  6. dsfrango

    dsfrango Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would agree with the tylan, but if you cannot find it or have axcess to it for some reason, Try putting a tbsp of vinegar and some vitamins in her water. This way you can still eat the eggs, although Ive heard they can get a slight funky smell or taste. I did this when my chickens were doing the exact same wheezing. Only a couple of my 18 got the sneeze and got over it about a week later. Try either one and let us now how shes feeling in a couple days
     
  7. paul53090

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    what kind of vitamins? just like chewable kid ones?
     
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  8. dsfrango

    dsfrango Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly I've been using g2 powder(gatorade) cuz it's cheaper but u can get vita/electrolyte supplements at any agi store like tractor supply or agway. And use either apple cider or red wine vinegar, whichevers cheaper, vinegar is vinegar
     
  9. paul53090

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    thanks i'll try that
     
  10. paul53090

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    ok i gave her some water with apple cider vinegar and some multi vitamin crushed up. I'll keep you guys updated. Thanks for all the help very much appreciated.
     
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