Wheezing sound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tina bs silkie ck, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. Tina bs silkie ck

    Tina bs silkie ck Chirping

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    My baby silkie is 3 weeks old today and she just started making this sound like a wheezing and she’s breathing hard
     
  2. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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  3. chicken danz

    chicken danz Crowing

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    Try giving her some Corid. Most likely she has developed coccidiosis. You will need to act quickly though. Give her the meds for the next 5 days. Keep her warm.
     
  4. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

    I don't think Corid will help this.
    Sounds like a respiratory issue. Could you get a video?
     
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  5. Tina bs silkie ck

    Tina bs silkie ck Chirping

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    It won’t let me upload video
     
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  6. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

    Post it to youtube first, then link the video :)
     
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  7. chicken danz

    chicken danz Crowing

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    Coccidiosis causes respiratory issues. Unless this bird has been exposed to outside birds that are ill, most likely this is the problem.
     
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  8. Tina bs silkie ck

    Tina bs silkie ck Chirping

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    I can’t get it to link but if you you tube Lestina Beadle it pops up
     
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  9. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

    My bad, sorry.
     
  10. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Crossing the Road

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    Can you post some photos of her poop?

    She sure is in respiratory distress. Look inside her beak to see if there is any obstruction or food stuck.
    Have you changed anything, feed, heat, ventilation, light bulb, cleaner - anything changed? How long have you had her?

    Gently feel of her, does anything feel like an air bubble around her belly, back, vent or sides?

    Here's the videos


     

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