Sneezing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kdwag, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. kdwag

    kdwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 4 1/2 weeks old and have been very healthy. We are having a warm day today, so I took them out to their run for a little while-it was their first outing. I noticed 2 of them were sneezing on occasion-- Is this a beginning sign of an illness or something associated with their first outing? They otherwise are eating, drinking just fine and eyes are clear.
     
  2. Trishkabob

    Trishkabob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am no expert but asked a similar question when we had younger girls. We were told by several BYC-ers that we should check the bedding for excessive dust, moisture, etc.
    If all that is ok then they probably just sneeze for the same reasons we do: occasional nasal irritation. Our hens sneeze now and then but are otherwise healthy. If yours have no discharge from nostrils or other odd symptoms, they are likely fine.
     

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