sneezing and hard time breathing hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by michaelinnc84, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. michaelinnc84

    michaelinnc84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an adult brahma hen that is sick and could use some help. She has been broody for over a month now but her clutch didn't make it due to situations not linked. I noticed last evening she was acting strange so I picked her up and noticed she was weezing and gurgling when breathing. She is also coughing, has lost weight , and has a crusty nose. We got some tylan and administered .5 cc of it last night in the skin on the back of her neck. She sounds horrible.

    I might be paranoid but I think some of my other hens are starting to act weird too like laying in the middle of the field when I'm out feeding... never seen that happen before. I have tried to do some research and it kind of sounds like either infectious bronchitus or coryza. I could use some advice on what else I should do.

    Thanks so much
     
  2. Roosterlover5

    Roosterlover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will pray for your flock.
    Has the Tylan been working?
     
  3. michaelinnc84

    michaelinnc84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seems like it is working. She isn't weezing anymore and she seems a little more perky. She is still gurgling so we will see in a few days.
     
  4. Roosterlover5

    Roosterlover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad the Tylans working.Did you just give it to her? or the other hens as well?
    Has she always had trouble breathing?
     

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