sick chickens

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

  1. indychicken1

    indychicken1 New Egg

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    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

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    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.


    Sincerely,
    BeautifulJade[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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