5yr old hen, retaining liquid in the breast area.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nicollee, May 14, 2019.

  1. nicollee

    nicollee Songster

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  2. Evelyn's Mom

    Evelyn's Mom Songster

    I too am searching for water belly help... my hen is miserable and I tried to drain her myself (not easy and I was very nervous) I removed about a cup of liquid but it was a darker green like maybe bile mixed in? Then she started gasping and coughed up fluid. Then I stopped and want to try again in a few days but I need help! And I don't think it should be green! I don't know if she'll make it but she's perky so I feel like trying my best. She's not eating much ( no room for food)... have you found out anything?
     
  3. nicollee

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    If she's perky that's a good sign, If you tilted her too far forward that could cause her to "throw-up" (not good, they can aspirate) If you need more help read the thread I suggested above, it helped me with my hen with water belly, ascites.

    This hen I lost, I was not able to solve the sour crop fast enough.
     

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