What's wrong with my chicken!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mikediger314, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. mikediger314

    mikediger314 New Egg

    Jun 2, 2016
    I bought two free range white leghorns yesterday and put them in a run with a coop. They are very shy, they were already laying when I got them. I found mites or lice on them yesterday and put the special powder on them. One of the chickens favors one eye over the other, their noses run, and the other chicken has a gargling noise when I hold her. Any information on what I can do? Thanks:)
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC!

    Where d the birds come from?
    Do you have other birds?

    Runny noses and 'wet' breathing is usually a respiratory infection.
    Did that start before or after you applied the 'special powder'?
    What is the 'special powder'....product name/active ingredients?
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2016
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by