sick roo/ Rattling in his chest

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

  1. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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