2 Yr Old Rhode Island Red, Losing weight and tail feathers...looks like she's dying...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Luckow, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Luckow

    Luckow New Egg

    Dec 18, 2012
    I have 1 chicken and 1 duck, they were 1 in June of this year. A couple months ago, her vent was horribly swollen and she lost all her feathers in the area... Time, water, loves, etc and she started getting better. Now over the last week she has been deteriorating horribly badly. She is eating and drinking, I've watched her, but she has lost almost half her weight and tons of feathers, mostly around her tail end... but even her neck looks weak. I have NO Money for meds or vet or anything, is there ANYTHING I can do to help her? I love her, I don't want her to suffer... See no signs of bugs, poo looks normal, maybe a bit wetter than normal... She still struts around...but even that is starting to slow now... I am so sad for her. She is on the same food she has been since she started laying...

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