Open-mouthed breathing hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by colhannah, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. colhannah

    colhannah Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 22, 2010
    canton, georgia
    i have an Aracauna hen that is breathing heavily with her beak open, making sounds with every breath...think creaky screen door noise. a couple of weeks ago, we trimmed some strange spurs off her legs that were causing her pain. she has been happy ever since, until this morning when I noticed the breathing issue. Does anyone have experience with this? should I quarantine her so as not to infect the rest if my hens?

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