How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. B. Your Own Question
Dr. B.
Dr. B., Bird Veterinarian
Category: Bird Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 16220
Experience:  As a veterinary surgeon, I have spent a lot of time with bird cases and I'm happy to help you.
60269376
Type Your Bird Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Chicken is on roost, opening mouth like it is gasping,

Customer Question

Chicken is on roost, opening mouth like it is gasping, possibly may have fever.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has Lucy been like this?

Is the "gum" tissue in her mouth pink or pale/white?

Does she have any wheezing, congestion, sneezing, or discharges from her eyes, nose, or throat?

When was she last wormed? Is she vaccinated?

Is she around other birds? How are they?

Can she eat or drink?

Related Bird Veterinary Questions