New hen with cold?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by VI KING RANCH, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. VI KING RANCH

    VI KING RANCH Songster

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    My hen is a old English game bantam is A class she is now starting to sneeze as if she had a human cold is this possible and what should I do she doing great other than her sneeze.
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  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    No discharge from the eyes or beak? Hopefully it may just be different feed, bedding or something new at your place that she isn't used to.
    You do have her quarantined, right?
    I would watch and make sure no other symptoms develop, but sometimes sneezing is just sneezing. [​IMG]
    Oh, sorry, almost forgot to answer your question, no chickens don't get "colds"-it's usually some kind of respiratory infection if it has reached the goopy eyes, beak discharge stage.
     
  3. VI KING RANCH

    VI KING RANCH Songster

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    Oh she is quarantined all right she is in my bedroom. And she has no discharge but only sneezes every couple minutes like 10-15 minutes apart other than this she is doing great.
     
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Then for right now, I would assume it's an environmental/feed change.
    Good for you for isolating her!
    Just watch her and hopefully she'll stop the sneezing once she's outside in the fresh air.
    Hope it goes well for you!
     
  5. VI KING RANCH

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    Thanks easttxchick
     

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