buff orpington hens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Marshall kelly, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Marshall kelly

    Marshall kelly New Egg

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    I have 9 hens and a rir rooster one of the hens has been puffed up for about 3 days and now another one is blue and swollen in the neck area I am new to chickens and have had them about 5 weeks and I would guess that they are about 4 month's old I tried to up.load pics from my phone but it want let me
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So sorry about your birds. [​IMG]Have you given them an over all exam? Check for egg binding, mites, check the crops first thing in the morning to see if they are empty or still full, have you wormed them lately? What is the poop consistency? Are the birds really thin? Give them a good once over and post more information in our emergency section for more help with this....https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures

    I sure hope you can get them back to good health soon.
     
  3. Marshall kelly

    Marshall kelly New Egg

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    Thank u am at work till 5 I'll will get more info when I get home this afternoon thank u
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!


    I'm sorry about your birds. [​IMG] I would definitely post about them in the Emergencies section of the forums, which Two Crows linked to.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry about your birds! I'd definitely post in the Emergencies section. Good luck!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your birds, hope they recover.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Are these two the only ones of your flock that are ill?
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Sorry about your hens!
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Glad you joined us. Sorry about your hens.
     

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