October 30, 2014

Respiratory System Problems.

Symptoms of typical poultry respiratory problems include: Runny / watery eyes, swollen sinuses, wheezing, sneezing, gurgling / rattling, and difficulty breathing.

Birds with respiratory problems can quickly deteriorate and it is always a good idea if you suspect a problem to quickly seek the advice of a qualified vet. The information on this site is for reference only and is not meant to replace that of a qualified practitioner.

Some of the respiratory problems chickens can  suffer from are:

 

Aspergillosis  is a fungal infectious disease in chickens, caused by Aspergillus fumigatus…

 

 

Infectious Bronchitis (IB)  Infectious Bronchitis (IB) is an acute highly contagious viral respiratory disease of chickens.

 

 

Mycoplasma gallisepticum (M.g)  is an infection which can affect chickens, turkeys, game birds, pigeons and other wild birds.

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Newcastle Disease Newcastle disease is a respiratory disease caused by a virus and was first discovered in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

 

 

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