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One of my 4 girls keeps sneezing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chubs07, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. chubs07

    chubs07 Just Hatched

    Hi I'm new to BYC, one of my 4 girls keeps sneezing she is a light Sussex and is 5 months old can anyone recommend a good treatment thx.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would try to figure out if she is sick, or if she is sneezing due to dust, feed, mold, ammonia odor in the coop, or something else irritating her. If she is sick, infectious bronchitis can cause sneezing and a slight nasal discharge. MG or cyryza, and others, can cause the same or more serious symptoms such as eye bubbles or sticky drainage, swelling around an eye or the face, and wheezing or gurgling. Make sure that your coop has good overhead ventilation without exposing them to cold drafts. Antibiotics such as oxytetracycline and Tylan 50 injectable are used to treat bacterial diseases and to prevent secondary infections. Here is a good link to read about respiratory infections: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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