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Nasal discharge

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cheekychicka, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. cheekychicka

    cheekychicka Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I got a couple of new brahmas a couple of days ago. 15 weeks old.

    I thought one had a scab on its nose yesterday, but today the nostril was completely covered. I was able to flick it off and realised it was a bit of dried discharge.

    Is discharge always bad? Could stress bring it on? It's 30c + here today (Australia) and I'm wondering if it's a bit too much with moving in to the new place etc.
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    it could be something or nothing. I'd give them vitamins / electrolytes in their water and keep an eye on them. And yes, since they are new to your place, it will be a stressful time for them.


    If it gets worse, or progresses to additional symptoms then i'd look through the threads on respiratory illnesses for suggested treatments. Its far from straightforward to diagnose respiratory illnesses and some members support the use of antibiotics, others don't (they will only work if the problem is bacterial, but do help fend off secondary illnesses).

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. cheekychicka

    cheekychicka Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks CTKen

    They otherwise seem fine so I think it's stress. Will keep an eye on her.
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    You are most welcome!

    CT
     

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