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my chicken is doing the exact same thing but we really need to know exactly what to do. if anyone still posts on this thing, I started a thread

 http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/888869/help-my-chicken-rose

post #52 of 56

I read your entire thread and this sounds like what is going on with my 1 yr old hen. What happened? Is she alive? Did you get anymore fluid out of her? Was it Ascities? Help!

post #53 of 56

I don't know anything about ascites to help, but hope your hen is okay. :hugs

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Sad news.   

 

  She lived through the night, and this morning she was up and walking, eating... but this afternoon had a seizure and died immediately.   Needless to say, I'm not really up for talking too much-feeling bummed about it, but just wanted to update.   Thanks everyone for your support and help.   We gave it our best try.  That's all anyone can do.  

 

AppleMark

 

Rest in Peace  "Goldie", my  Silver Grey Dorking.  March 2013- March 2014. 


Thank you for posting your story about Goldie the Dorking. Egg peritonitis is the worst. Hens are so good to us and I appreciate everything you posted and did for her. mg

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mg15, thanks for your kind words.

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  • Bocktobery 10
  • I want to thank you for your thread & posting updates.  I am going through a similar situation with my pet hen, Cuddles.Although your story did not have a happy ending, the fact that you included your hens' progression up until the end is helpful to others researching abdominal swelling.

Faraday40

Mom, wife, science teacher, artist, & animal lover

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