I am so sorry :(
I am sure you take wonderful care of them. You gave her a beautiful life. I felt the same way a few years ago, when I hit a rough spot in keeping chicken. It will get better. Take care
Originally Posted by lislilchick
Regrettably, we had to put her down. The hatchery we baught her from said this one was not formed properly in the shell. It could not hold its head up,and started to walk backwards...
still praying for your little hen.
Never give up, I had a hen that looked like this, I thought for sure she would not last the morning. Nope I was wrong. My little hen made it and is healthy now.
I am sorry, I know this is so hard.
Has she been laying any eggs? That is a huge question.
she could be egg binding. but if she not been laying... It could very well be that she is laying eggs internally.
Do you give your hens oyster shells for...
Crush a tum up and stick it in something she will eat it. give it to her anyway you can. force it if you need to.
Its vitamin D3. It will help her hold the calcium.
Good luck, and please keep my updated.