americana out in thunderstorm, now acting different

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by my3jsons, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. my3jsons

    my3jsons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feb 15, 2010
    Oklahoma
    We had a sudden thunderstorm two days ago that my chickens were out in. They are about 16 weeks old. Half of them went in but the others were stuck outside. They huddled up on the side opposite of the wind (40-50 mph). After it was over, one of my americanas, Jane, just sat in the same spot for a long time. She appeared to be frightened or stunned. She didn't let me pick her up though. Since then, she is the last one out of the coop, doesn't eat treats, and just acts droopy. I don't know how else to explain it. Do you think she will snap out of it?
     
  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    I think she'll probably get over it, given a few days. Chickens are amazingly resilient.
     

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