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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shodgen, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. shodgen

    shodgen New Egg

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    We are new to having chickens just got our lady's 10 days ago and already have a problem. We got 2 Rir 5 months, 2 americanas 3 month, and 1 silkie 1 month. We noticed them sneezing a couple of times, now the biggest RIR just started to yo-yo, just getting up and down. She usually won't let us near her and now we can pet her and pick her up. She just started sticking her leg out to the side. She still eats and drinks. The couple we got them from will not contact us back. Not sure what to do any help is appreciated. Thank you
     
  2. StevieBottom

    StevieBottom Just Hatched

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    Worm them, and then make sure they're getting plenty of food and water. Might be influenza, might not. If it doesn't clear up after worming, or if sneezing and runny noses occur, then it most likely is influenza or a cold.

    -Stevie
     
  3. shodgen

    shodgen New Egg

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    Thank you Stevie! Long story short the sellers new they were sick and sold them without letting us know. We are going with the antibiotic then worm them. Thankfully the lady's have been eating and drinking.
     

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