Sneezing... shold I be worried?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AJ666, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. AJ666

    AJ666 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am currently wondering if my chickens have colds or something. They have begun to sneeze. Not very often, but just once in a while. Are they sick or something?
     
  2. cackleberrycoop

    cackleberrycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First thing to check is that you are clearing out the coop often enough to keep down the ammonia. Chickens have very sensitive respiratory systems and, especially in the winter time, they can develop cold like symptoms simply from being irritated.
     
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tylan 50 will take care of this pretty quick but dont wait to long till it gets worse, Tylan 50 indictable, for large grone birds like Orps. 1 cc orally for 5-7 days will put a stop to it quickly.
     

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