my hens sneezing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by trishamonks, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. trishamonks

    trishamonks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can anyone help me im bringing them to the vet in morning but just curious on what wrong with them i have 2 hens about 20 weeks old now and they have stopped laying i i think this might be just because its their first time laying 1 laid 2 eggs in a row and stopped that was 2 weeks ago and the 2nd laid 6 eggs and stopped but i seen them sneezing today and their beaks were full of snot sorry discharge it was kinda greeny am just wondering if they have a cold hopefully not flu they are outside with all the younger chicks which are about 8 weeks now do i need to get them all treated or just the older 2 oh their both rir if this helps anything
     
  2. oberhaslikid

    oberhaslikid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would seperate them and run a course of duramycin.Its a powder anibiotic you get at the feed store.
    I had 2 pullets do this and now a rooster.The pullets are betterand back with the flock.Working on the roo now.
     
  3. trishamonks

    trishamonks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks i brought them to a vet they on baytril but dont need seperating i just had to dose all chicks with antibiotic as a preventer the2 hens have respiratory infection the chicks all clear [​IMG]
     

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