I came home last night to find 'Blanche' just laying on the ground and it was dark already. The girls always go to the coop around dusk. I honestly thought she was dead, my husband scooped her up and she was listless and couldn't hold her own weight. We took her inside (and her best friend) and put them in a crate for the night. I got up this morning and took them both outside, and Blanche was kinda weird, standing off by herself, not eating any of the watermelon (her favorite) but she was standing and holding her own weight. I went back out about an hour later and she back to normal. What is this? Could she of gotten scared or had a seizure or what? Please could some one help me out? Thanks
Can my chicken be in shock or scared?
Hi GrandaChickie, we live in Az. so heat could be the culprit, but the area they hang out in during the summer is well shaded and we have portable misters on the area too. If it was heat stroke what do I do for her now? Should I just watch her or put her in the house crate during the day or what? Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated :)