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what's up with sneezing?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kathleen, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. kathleen

    kathleen New Egg

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    Apr 30, 2007
    Hello! One of my pullets was sneezing today. Is this a sign of distress or can there be regular ol' heatlhy sneezing? A little more info: they just moved out to their coop this week...I live in the NW and so far there has been no rain but its been looming. Their coop is and will be pretty dry when it rains. The weather is in the 50's at night and 70's during the day. Thanks! Kathleen
     
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Unless it's a constant thing and there are other symptoms, your bird should be fine. Penny's been sneezing on my occasionally, but it's pollen season up here, so I'm suffering too.
     
  3. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2007
    Vermont
    It could just be dust making her sneeze. I wouldn't worry unless it goes on, or if you start seeing a lot of mucous (sp?).
    I have one hen that tends to really eat fast when I give her treats, and often she sneezes for a couple of minutes after - I think she is eating so fast it is getting stuck and she is sneezing to clear the line.
     
  4. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Its pretty common. I have a couple that sneeze once in a while. When I see this, i just put some ACV in their water, and they are fine.[​IMG]
     

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