Weezing hen.. PLEASE HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TinyTotsSeramas, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    I just noticed tonight my one hen is weezing...She is in the basement with a heat lamp on her an another hen because their both Serama and less then 15oz... Anyways, she has NO nasal discharge, She is acting perfectly fine an even laid her first egg in over a week!! Could someone please help! I dont really know whats going on, if she just turned into a noisy breather or if she has something going on... I have 17 other birds housed in the same basement as her but only 2 other birds were housed with this hen an one is my up an coming show rooster! So PLEASE HELP!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't help, but what other symptoms have you seen? How long has this been going on?
     
  3. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    I just noticed this tonight an theres no other symptoms! Other then weezing she's perfectly normal!
     
  4. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did she aspirate anything? I hope she's doing better! [​IMG]
     
  5. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mycoplasma Galliseptum doesn't necessarily have nasal discharge with it, so that may be a possibility.

    A fungus growing in her respiratory system could be another.

    [​IMG] I know there are other possibilities, too, but I'm not as familiar with other ones.
     
  6. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fungal infection was my first thought. SpeckledHhen has a good thread on treating them - misting with Oxine.

    Good luck!
     
  7. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Where would you fine the Oxine at?
     
  8. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a page with some info on Fungal Infections on my website linked in my sig below. I'm sorry it's not very well organized yet & not very complete, but it does have some good info on appropriate diets for fungus problems in a digestive tract, and a fair amount on how to use Oxine for respiratory problems. There are also links to some places that sell Oxine online.
     

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