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  1. adriennekelly

    adriennekelly New Egg

    Feb 15, 2015
    My hen has been sick 5 days. Didn't know til 3rd day she had mites. Treated that situation and have been hydrating with electrolytes but shes so bad.should i get red cell and give it to her.
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    She needs 15ml of fluids per pound now, then again in 60-90 minutes. She should also be in a warm room or cage (80-85 degrees is ideal). If not eating on her own she should be tube fed, which I can teach you to do if you're interested.


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