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Wheezing, yellow discharge & stuck eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bull Pitt, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Bull Pitt

    Bull Pitt New Egg

    I've just isolated this little chook and am hoping to find some answers about her sickness. She has very noisy breathing, one swollen and stuck eye and a small amount of yellow discharge from her nose. She's not eating, but drinking occasionally. Also quite listless when usually she is very cheeky!
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  2. Bull Pitt

    Bull Pitt New Egg

    She died. :'(
     
  3. bluefrog87

    bluefrog87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry [​IMG]. It sounds like she had a bad respiratory infection.
     
  4. Bull Pitt

    Bull Pitt New Egg

    Thanks. She just went down so quickly. I'm worried that it might go through the flock. It's that likely?
     
  5. bluefrog87

    bluefrog87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possible but unsure. Chickens are kinda like fish. All for one and one for all. Most there isn't much you can do.

    If it's bacterial, you may be able to get antibiotic. Think it's Tylan for bacterial but I'm tired and unsure. If it's viral you really can't do anything. It's 3 am for me. Tylan can be used for coryza and has limited effect on m.g. and can be used in chronic respiratory issues. but I am unsure what it is.

    http://www.firststatevetsupply.com/store2/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=29782

    http://www.barnyardhealth.com/resinindompo.html

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044#

    You can give electrolytes tho w/o causing too many issues

    The other antibiotic you need a vet for I think but the vet is a personal decision

    Does it smell? if yes my guess is coryza if not something else (Infectious Bronchitis. or M.G. etc)
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2014
  6. Bull Pitt

    Bull Pitt New Egg

    Thanks bluefrog87, I really appreciate your feedback - especially at that hour! I'll just watch and wait and head to the vet if I need to.
     
  7. bluefrog87

    bluefrog87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope everything works out ok
     

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