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sick hen makeng gargeling noises! help please! I need a quick response!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by roxyblue, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help!
    It's 20 degrees out and my hen is acting sick. I brought her inside and she is making gargeling noises everytime she breaths and is now acting like she is going to caugh up flem. I am haveing computer difficulty so I have to make this quick. I did change their bedding from straw to pine shavings not a couple days ago. Is this a respretory illness? I'm going to remove the pine shavings now. Edited for this; she is eating scratch and scrambled eggs now, haven't seen her drink water yet.......I'll make her a mash with layer pellets soon.
    Thanks!!!!
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2012
  2. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

    Possible CRD-Respitory infection? Tylay 50 injectable in the back of neck for 3 to 5 days 1/2cc. Or denagard 10 days. Keep her away from all others.
     
  3. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much!
    I'll get some tylan 50 as soon as I can!
     
  4. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

    good luck!
     
  5. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
    She is the only original hen left, I love her to pieces, would be devastated if she doesn't make it
     
  6. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She seemed much better today.....something tells me it was the wood shavings. she came out with her freinds in the snow, drank a lot of water, and eaten her layer pellets and scratch with AVC in the water. She isn't gurgleing but does have a raspy cluck. I'll give it another day to clear up before I medicate.
    Thanks again!
    -Roxy
     

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