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« on: December 18, 2010, 06:11:45 PM »

Hi,

one of my older Button Quail hen is constantly opening her beak, lifting up her head and casping for air, she does this all day long.....its been a few weeks so far.. doesnt look to good

ANYBODY KNOW WHAT THIS IS AT ALL????? AND WHAT TO DO???
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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2010, 06:09:43 AM »

Hi,

one of my older Button Quail hen is constantly opening her beak, lifting up her head and casping for air, she does this all day long.....its been a few weeks so far.. doesnt look to good

ANYBODY KNOW WHAT THIS IS AT ALL????? AND WHAT TO DO???


Could be respiratory or intestinal parasites. What does the droppings look like?

How does the breast feel, razor thin, or full?

Steve
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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2010, 05:37:17 PM »


Hi Steve, Droppings are normal...and breast is full and feeling normal to me....no idea whats happening never seen this before
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