sneezing and wheezing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FogHorn2014, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. FogHorn2014

    FogHorn2014 New Egg

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    My 3 week old chicks are sneezing and wheezing and got them from a pet store that ordered them from a hatchery what can I do to help it and will it get the other chicks sick also?
     
  2. SilkiesnFrizzle

    SilkiesnFrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of the new chicks are sneezing? Where do you keep them? Do they have proper ventilation? Any discharge from their eyes or mouths?
     
  3. FogHorn2014

    FogHorn2014 New Egg

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    Most of them are sneezing and they are kept in a brooder
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Look for watery eyes, nasal secretions, and swelling of the eyes or face. A hatchery chick should not have a respiratory disease unless they were exposed to it by someone at the farm store or a customer. Sneezing is common occasionally from dusty conditions either due to litter or feed, or mold perhaps from wet shavings.
     
  5. FogHorn2014

    FogHorn2014 New Egg

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    Thanks for the help.
     

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