sneezing chicken

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sneezing chicken

Post: #263137 matowakan
Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:17 pm

3 days ago I noticed that one of my girls gave a couple of sneezes.
This morning whilst looking and checking her outnot only is she sneezing but has a funny eye with milky looking stuff at one corner.
Any suggestions what I should do for this. Would putting cider vinegar in th water help or do you think it is time for a trip to the vet.
Apart from this she seems happy enough,poo is normal and she is eating and drinking. None of the other 5 are affected.

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Re: sneezing chicken

Post: #263167 Mustardseedmama
Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:04 pm

Definately NOT a mug of chicken soup!! A box of Puffs Plus and a hot toddy? :lol:

Hope your hen feels better soon.
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Re: sneezing chicken

Post: #263368 red
Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:03 pm

they can get colds

and i have before had a chicken that got a seed or something in its eye and it went a bit mucky


but sneezy and mucky eyes can be a sign of mycoplasmia and this can be fatal. if if you hold her and listen, is she wheezy?

myco can be treated with tylan which you can only get from a vet and its put in their water.

or you could isolate her and see what happens.

i dont think cider vinegar in the water will help no - that is sposed to be to prevent worms
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Re: sneezing chicken

Post: #263701 matowakan
Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:37 pm

thanks for the reply ,I took her to the vet last week and it is mycoplasma so I have the powder to add to the water daily for 7 days. This I finished this morning and she is still sneezing and a bit gunky eyed so have just spoken to the vet again and we will try some more antiB's which I will pick up tomorrow.
I had wondered about Mycoplasma so am glad I took her to the vet after all.
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