Wheezing Chicken!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CookieChicken03, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. CookieChicken03

    CookieChicken03 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys, I was out with my chickens and I picked one up and I could hear her breathing. Her clucks have been softer and I am really scared that there is something seriously wrong with her. Help!

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    How long has this been going on? Does she have any sneezing, runny nose, or watery eyes? Somechickens can get a temporary high pitched stridor when a small piece of food gets in the airway, and most of the time it clears in a few hours. If this is not the case, she could have a respiratory disease or something else affecting her airway.
     
  3. CookieChicken03

    CookieChicken03 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just realized it today when I went to grab her. She hasn't had any of those. At least not that I've noticed. I didn't really get to see her that long but the only thing I recognized was the harsh breathing. I will check tomorrow. Hopefully it's just food.[​IMG]
     

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