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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sammy, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. sammy

    sammy Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    one of my 2 chickens is sneezing quite a bit, if i am in the pen for 5 minutes or so she will sneeze at least twice or 3x

    i dont think it is dust because they just made their first dust hole today and i noticed it from day 1



    btw she is debeaked if that makes a difference

  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Its a sign of some sort of respiratory illness, there are quite a few that chickens can get.
  3. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    what bedding are you using?
    any signs of mold?
    has the coop been cleaned recently?
    could she have been exposed to any lawn/garden dusts?
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2008
  4. sammy

    sammy Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    what is needed to treat the resp illness?

    i am using some wood shavings from cutting logs and leaves for bedding-the wood shavings are scooped off the ground maybe there is mold in them?

    i cleaned the coop 4 days ago

    by lawn yard dust do you mean fertilizers/pesticides? we dont use those


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