Advice Please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Karhog, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Karhog

    Karhog Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello- You may not remember but my chook Bertha has been poorly and for the last three weeks I have been 'nursing' her back to health. (fingers crossed)
    She has completed a course of Anti Biotics and I have also been treating for Cocci as a precaution (3 days left to go)
    Her appetite is gradually picking up but I am still going out of my way to find stuff that she will eat. She is still very underweight. Her poohs have improved massivley from what they were but I have noticed she seems to be pooping out lashes every now and then.
    I have also noticed her comb has begun to flop a bit to one side though it's still a lovely red colour- eyes are bright.
    Do you think this is just a by product of her having not been well? She seems happy to scratch and peck around the garden with her friends.
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Pooping out what? Lashes?
     
  3. Karhog

    Karhog Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, rubbery 'sausagy' things that range in size from a peanut to a small thumb. I believe they are from the reproductive tract, usually older or exbattery hens produce these from time to time.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Is she passing wads of yolk?
     
  5. Karhog

    Karhog Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say no- I don't think it is yolk. I previously had a chook with egg peritonitis who was and this appears different. If it were egg peritonitis is there actually anything I can do? Thanks for the reply by the way.
     
  6. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    A picture might help.
     

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