sick chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by indychicken1, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. indychicken1

    indychicken1 New Egg

    Nov 27, 2012
    I let my chickens out this morning and noticed one of them by herself having trouble breathing. I picked her up and I could hear "wheezing'. I made her comfortable and she died about hour later. I was wondering if this is common and what can I do to prevent it. I haven't done anything different with their bedding and I keep coop clean of poop and well ventilated. any suggestions?
  2. Angelpoo

    Angelpoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2012
    Right now it is "cold season" my bird had this happen as well. I was wondering what breed it was because some breeds are weaker than others. Like the lavender for example. During this time of year I always stalk up on electrolytes and give them to them to keep their immune system high to reduce sick chickens. I also make sure I have antibiotics on hand. Hope this helps. Sorry for your loss.


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