sick hen

  1. lavendermarie

    Chicken acting sick

    I have a black australorp hen who I found standing where my chickens hang out off to the side with her eyes closed and sort of puffed up feathers. She’s one of our less friendly chickens, and I went to pet her and she just stood there. Usually she’d run off or move away. Then, when I threw some...
  2. J

    Help with Sick Isa Brown

    My Isa Brown hen, Sugar is 2 1/2 years old. I have one other hen, also a 2 1/2 year old Isa. They sleep in a protected coop at night and free range during the day. Six months ago Sugar molted, stopped laying and never restarted. Over the last couple of months occasionally, she would lay an egg...
  3. AngelinaThePekin8

    8 year old hen with sour crop? I need help treating it.

    So I noticed today that one of my oldest hens has a "bulging" crop and won't eat but drinks a lot of water. I have read this article a few times already. https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/how-to-treat-sour-crop-and-impacted-crop-and-how-to-know-which-one-youre-dealing-with.73607/ I...
  4. ChickenMomma2019

    URGENT!! POSSIBLE EGG BOUND HEN???

    Help! My 3 year old RIR is sick! We have no idea what she is sick with! She has been eating and drinking but has been laying down a lot and her comb is a very pale color. She also has odd poop and keeps repeatedly getting a poopy butt. Does anyone know what she is sick with and what I should do...
  5. missmaqs

    Goopy Eye & Vomit??

    Hi I have one hen in my flock of 14 who I got about two weeks ago. I noticed at the beginning of the week she regurgitated/vomited 1x a night - she would do it just one time and then act totally fine? Tonight I was looking at her and one of her eyes was just a little goopy and her beak looked a...
  6. Snowy Canadian

    Sick chicken having extreme trouble passing food, being tube fed, Help!

    Hello, I have a sick hen who went downhill due to un untreated case of scaly leg mites. I didn't realize anything was wrong until one day she was just on the ground in the corner, she could barely walk, and had stopped eating. By the time I realized what was wrong with her, and started treating...
  7. Lyndssxo08

    Hen lethargic and passed pink fatty mass?

    Good morning everyone, I have a hen Penelope that has been known to prolapse over the last couple years (she’s around 3 1/2 years old). Normally I have not had any trouble fixing the prolapse every time and she has always seem normal and healthy other than that. Earlier this week she wasn’t...
  8. K

    Chicken with pasty butt! Need help with antibiotics dosage!

    My chicken Lucy, has a pasty butt. Other chickens from the flock died because of it. So, I gave her 0.6cc of antibiotics (Liquamycin) because she weighed 6 pounds. Is that the right amount? Also, when should I give it to her again? I am so lost, I researched and found a million different dosage...
  9. Greystone farm

    Starving hen with mass in abdomen

    My hen, Rhody, has a hard and distended abdomen. My vet checked her out shortly afterwards and prescribed her some meds. A few days later, I left to vacation at my cottage and left some reliable family taking care of Rhody. Unfortunately, she has stopped eating and drinking and has become very...
  10. D

    SICK CHICKEN HELP!!!!!!

    Have a hen just under a year she is a golden lace. Was going out to shut the coop the other night (3 days ago) and noticed that she was laying on the ground level which is rare at night they usually sleep on top together (have 3 chickens total). Let her be that night and figured it was nothing...
  11. F

    Water belly, drained but still acting lethargic

    Hey! I have a maybe 3 year old chicken that has been constantly getting water belly. My husband and I have drained it over a 6 month period probably 3 times now. This last time she was much fuller and it seems that she isn’t recovering as “fast” as she normally did. She’s been hiding a lot, and...
  12. Futrmakr

    I wonder if it's my yard?

    I am just at a loss at this point. I am on my 4th flock. I kept losing adult chickens to what I thought was Cocc. They were freeranged and sleep in coop at night. So for the new group, I decided they would be confined, just in case they kept getting into something out on our land. I decided to...
  13. A

    Advice Please….Young hen vent pulsating and red

    My serama hen had pasty butt so I soaked her bottom in warm water and epsom salt, after drying her off I noticed something hanging out of her butt I pulled it out gently and was soft shell I increased her calcium intake—she was eating layer feed and had access to oyster shell all the time...
  14. T

    **Lethargic hen with NO BALANCE, low appetite

    Hi everybody. I have a 6-7 month old Black Australorp hen, she is really sweet and friendly with us and got sick suddenly. She gets bullied a lot by the other hens and a few days ago when we saw her a little weak, we brought her inside to eat and drink. Right now she is inside in a cage. She...
  15. Hennyhenhen

    Hen is crying like a baby.

    Plz help I have no idea what’s specifically wrong with this hen, I know my whole flock got MG recently and I’m taking some of them to the vet tomorrow for a checkup to get antibiotics but I came home tonight and this one hen won’t stop crying like this.
  16. C

    Extremely Lethargic hen, red skin, eyes closing, red skin,Help?

    Hi, One of our 7 chickens seems to be very sick. She is a white laying chicken, I do not know the breed of the chicken. She is almost certainly a mix breed. Born in April 2021.She is a big chicken. The last couple of days I noticed she was lethargic, eyes closing on the roost during day. It...
  17. BigBlueHen53

    Is This Interior Laying?

    1) What type of bird , age and weight (does the chicken seem or feel lighter or thinner than the others.) EE, 3 yo, markedly thinner than flock mates and thinner than normal. Keel bone very sharp, no meat on her. 🙁 2) What is the behavior, exactly. This afternoon when I scattered scratch as I...
  18. Z

    What is wrong with our chicken?

    Hello! So we have a white hen who looks sick but we’re not sure. Her comb and wattle has dried up and gotten very small. She’s lost weight and a few feathers. We thought it was molting but it’s been a few weeks and she still hasn’t lost any more feathers. She isn’t laying eggs but doesn’t seem...
  19. Big Cluck

    Mereks Treatment

    Hi all! Bobbie our BCM hen contracted Mereks as a pullet. She has always had trouble eating, seeing, walking and grooming as a result. We were told that she and the chicks we got her with were vaccinated but all of them contracted Mereks and all but she and one other passed. She’s about 5 years...
  20. ninja333pirate

    Help with sick Broody hen.

    So I have a silkie I found yesterday that started with swollen eyes and some yellow gunk on the inside of the beak where the nares are. A few hours later the inside of the beak swelled up and the throat seems to be swollen too and she has mucus coming from her eyes and nose but it is not crusty...
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