what should I do?Update

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by siz8003, Aug 15, 2007.

  1. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    I have 9 birds 1/2 are sneezing what should i give them to stop it? poo looks normal no other symptoms. any ideas on this
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2007
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Did you change the bedding? I wouldn't worry to much unless they have a colored discharge coming from the nasal area. I would just keep a eye on them for a few days and see if anything changes. Good Luck
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Try a little apple cider vineger in their water.
  4. cookinmom

    cookinmom Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    Or a mashed up clove or 2 of garlic.
  5. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    How do I give it to them? when they sneeze they get snot on me does that make a dif?
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    That doesn't sound good. Where did you get them? How old are they? Are they around any other birds you have?
  7. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    well 6 are about 7-8 weeks and 3 are about 17 weeks we have had them all for over a month now they just started this 2 days ago
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Hard to day if they brought something with them or if they are reacting to dusty bedding, environmental irritants, etc. If they are having a snotty discharge, it most likely is something contagious. Were all those birds together when you got them or did they come from different places? I ask because one group may have given something to the other group.
  9. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    the older ones came from a diff place than the babys but do you think it could have taken this long for whatever it is to show itself?
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    It's entirely possible. That's why you should quarantine new birds for at least a month before allowing any contact with the current flock.

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