1. cleoandtheflock

    cleoandtheflock Songster

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    4308A3AD-C68C-4B04-8994-CC4F06A917BD.jpeg F8BDB556-FCAC-43DD-8931-5A57546B4B82.jpeg 9563634F-F10C-4ECF-A4C5-2E6749294B64.jpeg my Easter Egger hen waggy sounds terrible she is making a desperate series of uhhhh uhhhh uhhhhh’s from her mouth over and over and over.... it sounds like someone before they sneeze

    It sounds awful though

    Health history:
    On the verge of death from mites, beak uneven, and her eyes recently turned strange color as seen in the pictures

    She is walking around and eating she isn’t really drinking water even though we’re having record breaking heat here in sunny Georgia

    Symptoms: strange noises, underweight, empty crop regularly

    Help!!
     
  2. Kale Chips

    Kale Chips Songster

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    I would try taking a video, uploading it to YouTube, and then posting the link here. It could be that she is singing her egg song which can sometimes sound less than delightful, but it might also be something that is concerning. How old is she and is she laying? Is she still battling mites or was that a previous health concern?
     
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  3. Soy Milano

    Soy Milano Chirping

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  4. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    Photo closeup of the eye too please, I think I see swelling at the 'corner' of her eye. I'm sure I am missing many of the regular experts but posting a shout-out for some help @Wyorp Rock @Eggcessive @Eggcentric One @aart
     
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  5. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Gallus gallus domesticus

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    Is she asking to go outside?
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

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    Can you get a picture of the eye with some light on it? I cannot see it too well. Does the sound she is making sound like a wheeze or stridor?
     
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  7. Don 27

    Don 27 Chirping

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    When my chickens started making harsh breathing sounds they came down with the respiratory disease. Not saying that's what you have for sure but there is a chance. What ever you do don't let her in with other chickens unless you know for sure she isn't disease or all of them might get infected.
     
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  8. cleoandtheflock

    cleoandtheflock Songster

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    it is definitely not an egg song.
    she is a year old. she is laying but I haven't seen any of her eggs in the nestboxes recently. there is no more mites.
     
  9. cleoandtheflock

    cleoandtheflock Songster

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    it is hard to describe the noises and yes its when she breathes. I haven't tried that but I will now.
     
  10. cleoandtheflock

    cleoandtheflock Songster

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    I will get pictures soon.
     

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