Air sac disease

Airsac disease also called airsacculitis is the inflammation of the air sacs in chicken.

Symptoms of Airsac Disease

This disease first appears in the form of poor laying and a weak chicken. As it progresses, you will notice watery eyes coughing, sneezing, breathing distress, swollen joints, leading to death.

Prevention and treatment

There is a vaccine against this chicken disease but should a chicken show signs it can be treated with an antibiotic

Causes of Airsac disease

The disease can be picked up from other birds (even wild birds) and it can be transferred from a hen that has it to her chick through the egg.

As a precaution, keep an eye out for any of these symptoms so it can be treated quickly and effectively.

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