Banty hen is weak

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  1. jshanep88

    jshanep88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Help I got home today and noticed my Banty hen was just laying on the ground like she was sitting on a egg. So I get happy at first thinking she laid her first egg but this wasn't the case. She is dropping her head to the ground and won't stand. When her beak touches the ground she lifts it up and shakes her head fast. She also opens her mouth like she is gagging. She seemed fine this morning when I feed them. What could be wrong with her
     
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  3. redsoxs

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  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Good luck with your little one.

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  5. jshanep88

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    Thank you
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    When you go off line, there is no way for anyone here to reach you. Is it possible you could take her to a vet? Ailing birds don't have a lot of energy to wait for relies.
     
  7. jshanep88

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    Unfortunately no I don't have the time or honestly the money for vet costs. I have her sleeping in my house where it's cool cause it's humid outside and I was able to get her to drink water.
     
  8. jshanep88

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    How do they reach me?
     
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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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