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    Wry neck or something else? (video)

    So we have a 10-11 year old hen who is displaying some wry neck like symtoms, but seems to be flailing her head around quite a bit. I thought it could be seizures? She will do it for around 10 minutes, then walk, eat, drink fine for a random period between like 1-30 minutes before I notice her...
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    Sick Chicken - Crippled - Not Egg Bound

    So I have an Isa Brown hen who has been pretty sick over the last 2 weeks and I have had to intervene. She is 4 years old (almost average age for the I/B's) and noticed that she wasn't eating and spent more time standing still and sleeping. She still chirps all happy when I pay her a visit (I...
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    Chicken with one Swollen eye

    So ive got a hen that I realized about 2-3 months ago that has one eye that seems to be very swollen. But her eye is still wide open, she eats heaps and acts normal. This is only one side of her face so I thought something might of got stuck but then today I saw some brownish stuff around her...
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    Sick Chicken HELP

    So one of hens was making a lot of noise the other night so I went and got her. Turns out she had sour crop. I massaged her crop whilst holder her upside down and a large amount of vomit was released. I put her back in the nesting box and went to sleep, and because my room is next to the...
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    Sour Crop help

    So last night I heard a hen outside in the coop making a lot of noise, so I thought there might be a predator of some sort, so I rushed around there to check on the hens and I found one in particular that has been acting a bit strange over the last few days. There was no predator but the hen was...
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    2yr Old + Chicken has watery Eye and is swollen on one side

    One of our hens has had one watery eye for a while and I thought nothing of it when I first realized, this was about 3-4 weeks ago. Originally I just thought it was something caught in her eyelid and it would go away by it self. When I went outside today to feed the flock I picked her up and...
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    Some help please

    Last week we had a chicken die after finishing her molt, she didnt eat and always "slept". Anyway, now we have another hen starting to molt and she won't sit down, it is freezing cold outside so I put her in an enclosed old chicken coop which should keep her warp. Do molting chickens act like...
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    Sick Chicken, 2 yrs old, keeps closing eyes and falling over.

    My 2 yr old chicken in the last 3 or so days has been closing her eyes a lot, drinking a lot, but haven't really seen her eat anything. I get home today to find her in a corner, not moving but breathing, she had ants all over her face, she keeps closing her eyes when shes on her feet, when I...
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