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sneezy question- please give advice

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by karen, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. karen

    karen Out Of The Brooder

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    I came home from work tonite and one of the hens (Cochin Bantam) was in the hen house, on a roost, sneezing- "psh-choo"and then shaking her head.
    When I picked her up her crop and neck were all gurgly. I have her isolated in the pottery studio under a lamp with food, scratch and water. any ideas about what I can do for her?
     
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2007
  2. karen

    karen Out Of The Brooder

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    I can close this post! I just checked in on her and she has stopped the sneezing and seems right as rain!
    Do you think she had a hard time with something she ate?
    I will be doing some reading up on how chickens digest things today for sure. It will be a better day because she seems well again!
     
  3. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    had you changed the bedding? it can be dry and dusty...this will make them sneeze
     
  4. karen

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    I use dried pine shavings and just added a fresh bale a week ago when we had a big temp. drop in the weather. The coop seems pretty clean-well- for a chicken coop!
     

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