Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by allieb, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. allieb

    allieb Out Of The Brooder

    May 9, 2014
    One of my rhode island red hens is sick. I'm baffled by what it could be though. I noticed a few days ago that she seemed off but wasn't worried because she was eating and drinking. Today I noticed her comb was flopped over,almost colorless and she was almost lethargic. I put her in the dog crate we use for quarantine in my bathroom and gave her some electrolytes to begin with. I started researching what it could be and have just about been able to eliminate everything. I did find some identify the problem by the color of their poop pictures and the only one that looked like her poop was the cancer one. She has a weird metallic scent coming off her and I was able to rule out any wounds. Also I did catch my huge male goose trying to mate with a different chicken a few days back. She is getting fluid but hardly defecating and when she does its tiny little bits of green chunks in white liquid with some yellow. Any ideas?

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