sick 2 year old hen

  1. NanaB15

    *Pictures* 2 year old Dominique with RED but/vent! *HELP*

    I noticed yesterday she was acting odd. Still eating, drinking a bit more than usual. Today I looked at her bum, because she's been acting broody and is also molting, and seen her butt/vent looked as it did. I sprayed some Medicine on her bum and vent area. She's just chilling in her spot right...
  2. kaperi

    Ameraucana not getting up

    Hi there. Needing your precious help. i have a 1 1/2 year old Ameraucana Splash. she was brought home with her sister three weeks ago, she was Laying before getting here but hasn’t laid since. Although I take her out, she doesn’t seem like the other hens are picking on her, even though she’s...
  3. Nelson-Collier

    🚨 Potential Dying Hen? Help??!

    (Pictures provided below.) One of my 7 laying hens has been extremely lethargic and listless for the past couple of days. I first noticed it when I let them out the other day to roam while supervised (I have a large caged in run I keep them in, adequate feed and water). After they all ran out...
  4. S

    Need Help: Sick Polish Bantam Hen

    Need advice regarding treatment for my two-year-old Polish bantam hen who is sick. We first noticed symptoms a week ago. We found her in her outdoor run on Sunday very lethargic but standing up. We assumed it was heat related and spent the night cooling her off. She perked up a little and ate...
  5. K

    Lethargic Ameraucana Hen With Longstanding Egg Issues

    1) Bird Age and Weight The lethargic hen is an Ameraucana hen that's 2 years 4 months old (born in January 2018). She's lighter than our other two hens (a Rhode Island Red and a Plymouth Rock), but she's always been that way-- there's been no noticeable weight loss recently. 2) Behavior /...
  6. Elie And Her Flock

    Liquid white droppings with green chunks

    Hey guys! I'm new to the Backyard Chickens site, and fairly new to chicken keeping - i've been doing it for 2 years now. Today while cleaning my flock's coop, I noticed that one of my chickens (a 2 year old hen) was not being herself - lethargic, hunched over, not eating and barely moving. I...
  7. Wonderling

    Water belly?

    My australorp hen (Poppy) has a swollen abdomen and it acting rather lethargic. She doesn't appear to be having any trouble breathing but her poo matches the chicken that had ovarian cancer that had spread to other organs from this...
  8. C

    ISA Brown sick

    Hello all, I don’t post much but I am at such a loss right now. My dear Chiquita is a 2.5 year old ISA Brown hen who has been such a sweetheart her whole life. Two nights ago she suddenly lost the ability to move her left leg and has not been able to walk properly. I had her checked out by a vet...
  9. EricaCAL

    One chicken being bullied and she wont move!

    Hi all. So I have 6 backyard chickens, that's the whole flock. I have one Buff Orpington (Buffy) who used to be near the top of the pecking order and now she is being mercilessly bullied by the other 5. We noticed a change in her behavior two weeks ago and then saw her being pecked in the...
  10. T

    sick chicken. again!

    Hello all, Ive been on here a number of times reading up on how to treat my flock and everyone seems to be very knowledgeable. SO here my problem...i had a sick chicken that sadly passed away 5 months ago. i thought she was egg bound as she had all the symptoms, but i could never feel an egg...
  11. jennkretz

    2 Year Old Buff Orpington Sick - I don't know what's wrong

    In the last few weeks my 2 year old Buff Orpington hen has had a droopy, purplish comb. She's been eating well and getting around find, so I haven't worried about it. But the last 3-4 days she's not going into the coop at night (she has to jump up) so we've been picking her up and putting her...
  12. Randu

    2 yr old hen - poo-covered butt feathers, behaviour change

    Problem: I have a 2yr old layer hen that has recently developed a very poo (and dirt from dirt bathing) covered area below her vent. Today I noticed when she was trying to poo, they looked normal, but very small amounts coming out and sometimes runny - compounding her dirtiness. She also was not...
  13. C

    Feather Loss and No Eggs! Help!

    Hi everyone! I live in Australia and gave three backyard chickens, I'm pretty sure they're ISA browns. We've had them about two years, from a few months old. A few months ago the girls all went through molt. But one never grew them back, and has continued losing feathers on her chest, neck...
  14. Skylar Bishop

    Sick Hen With White Diarrhea! Please Help!

    My 2 1/2 year old Austra White Started Having White Diarrhea and is not wanting to eat or drink much. She seems like she still has some energy left in her but otherwise is not doing much. She doesn't have a fever and my other girls are doing good. I have already separated her and gave her...
  15. Cotton Hill Chick

    Lethargic sick hen, welcoming ideas

    Hello BYC Friends, This is Miss Penny, a black cochin hen approximately 2 years old. I found her under the coop like this awhile ago. She is extremely lethargic, resting with her head down and eyes closed as you can see. I don't see any obvious sign of injury or illness; yet clearly she...
  16. UpstateMamma

    HELP. SWOLLEN EYE.

    I have a 2 yo buff Orpington that has a swollen face around her right eye. It came on in a matter of hours, she was fine when I let them out in the morning yesterday, then in the afternoon it was swollen. I gave her .5ml children’s Benadryl yesterday, along with some antibiotic ointment on the...
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