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Sneezing and Wheezing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by julieseawel, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. julieseawel

    julieseawel In the Brooder

    Sep 17, 2013
    i have a hen who is sneezing and breathing very heavily. What should I do? Thanks!
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Look for any eye or nasal drainage, noisy sounds from breathing, and note any swelling around an eye or the face. Look around to see if there are wet conditions or mold in the environment. Maximize overhead ventilation in your coop to remove humidity, while preventing a direct draft on the chickens. Here is a link to read about respiratory diseases, and look at infectious bronchitis, myco plasma (MG,) and aspergillosis: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044

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