Wheezing Pullet, WHAT IS THIS?!?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Leihamarie, Dec 18, 2017.

  1. Leihamarie

    Leihamarie Songster

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    Hi all,
    My 27 week old EE pullet started wheezing... LOUDLY about 30 minutes ago. She's also just started sneezing too. She's ready to lay her first egg any moment and when I first heard it, thought she was doing the pre-egg whiny thing that most of them do but this was different. She has clear eyes, dry nares but is DEFINITELY having a hard time breathing. I isolated her immediately and am misting her with non-activated Oxine in case it's fungal. I have Tylan 50 AND Amoxicillin oral suspension on hand but don't want to use them until I know if it's bacterial. Can anyone help me diagnose please? Here's a video of her:
     
  2. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    Try some VetRx hope she gets better soon!
     
  3. Leihamarie

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    Thanks! I did vet rx her in addition to misting her with non-activated Oxine and then got her into the vet an hour after the video was taken, by which time she had completely stopped making those scary wheezing sounds. I think it was an obstruction that worked itself out, but I wanted to get her checked out anyway. The vet gave her the clean bill of health and said her lungs sounded great, lol! I played the video for the vet to assure her I wasn't a hypochondriac! Chloe (the EE pullet) hasn't uttered a wheeze or sneeze since! Thanks for replying, in all the frenzy I forgot to update the post!
     

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