she passed but what happened?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bturbo87, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    3-4 week old EE chick was walking around last night kept sticking its head up/extending its neck, openingits mouth, folding its tongue over, and "wheezing " on the exhale. wasnt really eating alot but was drinking, i thought respiratory so i hit with duramycin-10, but she was gone this morning, so now im thinking she ate something she shouldnt have and it got stuck somehwere. which does it sound like to you?

  2. MotherJean

    MotherJean Songster

    You'll probably never know unless you have a necropsy done. The symptoms you describe are similar to gapeworm, however. Might try a search on that her on BYC to see how closely the symptoms matched your hen's behavior.
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    it sounds to me like she got something stuck that damaged her.

    of course, it's hard to say for sure.

    so sorry for your loss.

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