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August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist
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One of my chickens is exhibiting signs of a respiratory

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One of my chickens is exhibiting signs of a respiratory infection--sneezing, rattled breath. Should I treat the entire flock, even the hens who don't show any symptoms?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 11 months ago.

hi there. how old is your chicken and how long as she been sick? do you use your flock for egg or meat production?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
She just showed signs this morning when I went to feed. They are backyard chickens (pets) and we eat their eggs.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
She just showed signs this morning when I went to feed. They are backyard chickens (pets) and we eat their eggs. She is 3 1/2 y.o.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Am I waiting for a response?