sick roo/ Rattling in his chest

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cw, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. cw

    cw Songster

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    aliright 2 weeks ago we had a roo get a runny nose and a small rattle in his chest
    we started a med last week som time and he seems to be getting better, his runny nose is better but the rattle in his chest is pretty consistant

    is he contagious after 2 weeks?, as he is isolated in the warm basement
    the basement has a woodburning stove that has been burning wood since he has been down there
    (think this could be complacting his illness?)

  2. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

    May 15, 2009
    What medication did you start? Tylan soluble is the only medication I use for respiratory problems. Is a vet visit possible?
  3. cw

    cw Songster

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    he is on tylan, and no the vet wont see him,
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2009
  4. cw

    cw Songster

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    am i right to assume it is a respitory infection? or what else could cause the rattling in his chest,
    we are getting ducklings next week i guess we should keep them seperated as well

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