Runny,smelly beak... Im confuzed

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by xxkirsty&herchickensxx, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. xxkirsty&herchickensxx

    xxkirsty&herchickensxx Out Of The Brooder

    My 7 1/2 month old hybrid has been sneezing and has a runny smelly beak, I think it could be a cold, but im not sure i also checked her crop and im certain its not an impacted crop but im a novice so I have no idea what to do [​IMG] any advice?
     
  2. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    Do a search on coryza. Birds infected with it have a smelly nasal discharge.
     
  3. xxkirsty&herchickensxx

    xxkirsty&herchickensxx Out Of The Brooder

    she seems perky enough and I can't see any swelling and shes happily eating, but I think I should give her antibiotics just in case
     
  4. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with Key West Chick - the smell is foul and it can block their beak - get some antibiotic and it will usually clear - they can get re-infected though as this is hard to shift - best of luck

    Suzie
     

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