New hatchery chicks sneezing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bosque, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Bosque

    Bosque Songster

    May 12, 2009
    I just bought two EE from a hatchery and they have been sneezing every so often. They are in quarantine untill I figure out if they are ill or not. Is there something that I should be looking for? I do not want to introduce any illness to my other birds. It is bad enough that the two wilsummers that I have turned out to be Roos! They are going to a rescue org later this afternoon.
    Thanks for your thoughts.
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2009

  2. obe10

    obe10 Songster

    Jul 14, 2009
    Irmo, South Carolina
    hmmm could they have aspirated? this happens when the drink water and and accidently suck it up there nose and it gets into there lungs. are the breathing with there mouth opening and closing? if they are just sneezing then it is probably a respiratory illness. maybe a respiratory infection? what about there eyes, are they watery? is there nose running? can you smell anything when you get near them? try to get a picture of one of them. and maybe that can tell us more.

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