roo coughing and congestion

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Pinenot, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. Pinenot

    Pinenot Songster

    Sep 11, 2007
    what do you suggest for coughing and congestion? No other signs. Everything else is normal. I did a nasal flush and nothing changed.
  2. McChix

    McChix In the Brooder

    Oct 30, 2007
    Hi, Pinenot.

    If it's a cold, I read somewhere that garlic is good for that. When I hear my chix sneeze a couple of times (and can't attribute it to dust-bathing) I chop up a clove of garlic real fine and mix it in with something they like, such as mashed potatoes or polenta. I think the garlic kind of disgusts them at first (judging by how fast they wipe off their beaks) but eventually they eat it all up - they've never gotten any worse than sneezing. At any rate, it couldn't hurt. Good luck!

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