Respiratory illness...can it be spread to parakeets?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dustrag73, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. dustrag73

    dustrag73 Just Hatched

    Aug 20, 2016
    I have a sick chicken (wheezing, sneezing, swollen head) that I just discovered this morning. I immediately isolated her and dosed her with Tylan 50. She's in a cage in my basement.

    I have a pet parakeet and was wondering if he could catch the same respiratory disease? Of course I'm being cautious and washing my hands and keeping the parakeet upstairs but I was wondering if anyone knows if chickens can give diseases to parakeets?

    Thanks so much!
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2017

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