sick chicken

  1. MistyDF

    Chicken Breathing Issue

    👋 I have a 3y RIR that has been fine until this evening. There is nothing I can find or see or hear but she is fluffed up and has some odd breathing going on. *My flock is small 7 *They are more pets that anything *There are no vets here *In Indiana any thoughts? video...
  2. filmcmahon

    tired hen

    hello byc! we have 6 hens that are all about 30 ish weeks old and laying. one of our colombians, ellie, has been having a rough winter. first, she caught her comb on a fence while free ranging then healed (she was at the top of the pecking order now she’s probably somewhere at the bottom) then...
  3. chickstagram

    Disoriented, crouch-walking Pullet. What's wrong with Pippa?

    Hello BYC fam! We are first time chicken tenders and sometimes have no idea what's happening when things go wrong. Earlier today I noticed Pippa, our 3 month old black maran pullet, crouch-walking. My first search advised to check her feet for swells or bumblefoot, and in her raw, dirty...
  4. Michael A

    Eye swollen shut, feathers falling out and possible fever

    Hello, it's new years eve and I'd like to see if i could get some quick advice before Tractor Supply closes. Yesterday I noticed one of my five hens was not eating when i threw out some scratch. Her depth perception seemed to be off she was pecking at thin air 3" away from feed. I picked her...
  5. A Checklist to Avoiding Casualties in the Flock

    A Checklist to Avoiding Casualties in the Flock

    -A CHECKLIST TO AVOIDING CASUETIES IN THE FLOCK- A.L.S.H.S Now there are many different things that happen from the most obvious to the least. No matter what it seems like they're always getting into trouble. But we can limit those different happenings with a simple procedure I’ve...
  6. 1

    roundworm treatment help!

    Hiya, So I have a small flock of chickens (3 hybrids about 8months old and 2 pekin bantams about 6months old) and all has been fine until today...I was cleaning the coop out and noticed some liquidy poo which I thought was just ceacal poo - I look in it and saw a few large worms inside! After a...
  7. jessicamichele

    chickens keep getting sick and dying

    Hi all! I have had chickens for close to a year. We love our girls and try to do everything we can to keep them healthy. This is the third time that we have had a hen get sick. It starts with lethargy and then they just sit down and don't want to move around. I separate them and give them...
  8. TMac76

    Unhealthy Poo??

    Looking for input/advice on possible issues with our rooster, Willie. He was acting off yesterday (was staying under coop more than usual but it was cool in the morning and rainy in the evening) and seemed to have a little bit of a wheeze yesterday evening. We decided to separate him, and...
  9. TurtletheCoturnix

    Impacted crop advice

    My 5 year old hen is back with another impacted crop, only this time it's worse than usual. She's molting, which probably changed her appetite, which made her eat a lot of long grass. :barnie I thought this would last two or three days, but it's officially a week now with impacted crop. Hasn't...
  10. Sagey_7878

    Easter Egger Hen is sick! Help!

    Hi everybody, I’m Sage and I’m from Australia! My EE hen has been walking weirdly which I noticed the other day, and I noticed her butt was dirty with poop. I noticed today that now it looks more yellow and it appears to be it may be an egg. She hasn’t laid for many months and I thought she had...
  11. TurtletheCoturnix

    Air sac disease

    Hi everyone! I have a 5 and a half yr-old hen that has on and off gape worm symptoms, swollen sinuses, gout, and who knows what else. These started from the age of 3 or 4. She stopped laying when she was 3. She has all of these problems, yet she's still alive, which is quite a miracle. I give...
  12. LemonyCatapult

    Chronic Diarrhea? *POOP PIC WARNING*

    I have a hen who hatched from my Easter egger rooster/ hen about a year ago. She has had chronic diarrhea for as long as I can remember. She is seemingly healthy otherwise. She did lose her feet to frostbite last year when she was 3.5 months old which delayed her growth quite a bit but she does...
  13. Lady_Bat

    Chicken drunk walks, barely eats/drinks - HELP

    We are completely at a loss & really need help to save our Splash. I'm sorry we don't have more information to give you, between family deaths, foster kittens, & a host of other crazy life things; we weren't able to give Splash our full time & attention until now. 1) What type of bird , age...
  14. MissAdelaide

    Very sick chicken, need help!

    Hello, My hen, jet, is sick. She has been a bit sick for the past few weeks and I have been keeping an eye on her. Yesterday we brought her into our old laundry, because she is getting worse. It has towels, food and water, a heater to keep it warm, a steamer/humidifier and the fan is going for...
  15. L

    Silkie Chicken Sick

    Hi i’m very new to this but I have a 5 year old Silkie hen who has been getting worse the past couple of days. About a week ago i noticed she was limping and brought her inside for inspection. Her right foot was clumped with rock solid mud but i gave her a warm bath and gently got it all off and...
  16. J

    Buff Orpington isn't walking after missing for 10 days!

    My Buff Orpington is about 4-5 years old. She went missing one day and we couldn't find her anywhere in our yard. We checked everywhere and ended up assuming she must've jumped the fence and took off. About 10 days later our son was doing yardwork and found her stuck behind a shed, wedged...
  17. M

    Chicken plops down too much..?

    I have 5 GLW's all about 3 months old. Blanche, my biggest girl, has all of a sudden developed a hard time standing in one place for more than 30 seconds and kind of walks a little wobbly. My biggest concern is that she plops down every few minutes. I've been monitoring her all morning (noticed...
  18. C

    My chicken is really sick

    hey guys, the other day my chicken accidentally ate some fertiliser and she’s getting really sick, she’s not eating and she is really light. I know everyone will say take her to the vet but my dad grew up on a farm so when a chicken is sick he would, you know So I’m just asking if there’s...
  19. Krazy_chicken_lady1205

    Help!!! Hen with with wound!

    I have a hen who recently I noticed had a pretty bad wound on her rear end so I sprayed some vetericyn and separated her to prevent hens from pecking her, however when I went to check on her today she doesn’t move much, keeps her eyes closed for the most part, and had ants on her, I got most...
  20. AustralorpLover1004

    Help

    I just got two Australorp mix pullets today, but their feathers are looking weird... Could it just be that other chickens at their old home we’re picking at them? Or are they sick? Their wings are kinda droopy too...
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