Sleeping & Wheezing Chicken!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ConchChicken, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. ConchChicken

    ConchChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Help! My black Australoep is making wheezing/ breathing sounds and is just falling asleep in the run...I'm trying to attach a video but I'm having trouble
    Her eyes are not runny
    Her feathers look 'unkemp'
    Any advice would be appreciated!!!
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    A video may be helpful.
    How old is she?
    What does her poo look like?

    There are many respiratory illnesses, a couple of the more "common" ones are Infectious Bronchitis (IB) and Mycoplasma (MG).
    Separate her if you haven't done so and keep any eye on her. Provide electrolytes or vitamins in her water, she if she will eat some wet feed, egg or tuna.


    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  3. ConchChicken

    ConchChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help!
    I can't seem to get the video to load...
    I will post on her progress!
    She is about 2 years old
     
  4. ConchChicken

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    Hello!
    Happy to report my hen is doing much better.
    I wormed the whole flock with Safeguard and applied VetRx to my sick girl 2 nights in a row;
    She is no longer wheezing and seems much perkier!!
    Fingers crossed she'll make a full recovery
     
  5. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Glad to hear she is improving!

    Keep us posted.[​IMG]
     
  6. ConchChicken

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    Hello!

    Happy to report Pepper is still doing well She seems to be 90% back to normal
    The only thing I still notice is that her feathers are not black and shiny as they once were; they have more of a brown matte sheen
    But so happy is is better!!!
     

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