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Not breathing or walking properly

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Greyna9975, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. Greyna9975

    Greyna9975 New Egg

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    I'm a first time chicken owner and i have a 4 month old, female cubalaya chicken. It seems shes having trouble breathing, She has her beak slightly agape and gasping for air; i noticed this a few hours ago. About a week ago she started having trouble walking. She either starts falling to the side and back when she tries to stand ends up spinning in a circle. Her diet consists of chicken feed and water that sometimes has tetracycline hydrochloride soluble powder. I have her isolated and under a heat lamp and i just cleaned poop off her butt. Any idea on whats wrong? Should i take her to the vet or is this the end for my little paquita?
     
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    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can take her to the vet I would think that would be the best option. Hope she gets better soon
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2016

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