Sneezing and Boogers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SumatraBantam, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. SumatraBantam

    SumatraBantam Out Of The Brooder

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    My two little bantam Sumatras that I purchased recently (two days ago) have one problem.

    They sound like they have allergies or a cold. My little hen sneezes every so often, and so does my rooster. When I pick my hen up, and carry her around, she gradually becomes more and more congested. To the point that I can hear the snot in her little nostrils rolling around. [​IMG][​IMG]

    Then I have to put her down on the ground, and she sneezes, and walks off, looking perfectly healthy. (Breathing normally.)

    Besides having allergies, they seem fine, and eat a lot, drink a lot, vocalize and mate... They're healthy, except for their sneezing and congestion.

    What's wrong? It's winter where I live, and pretty low humidity... They have nice dry bedding.

    How can I help them?
     
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  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Is it really dusty in their coop??? It could be a cold and could turn into a respiratory problem.
     
  3. GuntherandInga

    GuntherandInga Out Of The Brooder

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    I wouldn't be surprised if it's a cold... What medicine do I give them to make them better?

    No, it's not dusty in my coop, but I think the guy who owned them (Doug Akers) did.
     
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  4. willowbranchfarm

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