respiratory - chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ujlk, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. ujlk

    ujlk Hatching

    Oct 19, 2009
    Noticed rooster with ruffled feathers beak open and nasal area closed with mucus appears to have a cold placed in isolated area with heat lamp and have been adding aureomycin chlortetracycline to the water.
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2009

  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    It sounds like the right thing to do!

    Make sure you're not keeping him too warm, which you will note by watery poop.

    I hope he gets better soon!
  3. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA

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