Buff Orpington troubles

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Troutbum67, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. Troutbum67

    Troutbum67 Out Of The Brooder

    Hi all, I have a Buff Orpington hen who is about 6 months old. She has always been quiet and docile, which I hear is normal for that breed. Lately she has been very lathargic and sleeps most of the time, I've noticed she isn't growing nearly as fast as her 3 Australorp pen mates. She isn't being picked on, is eating and drinking from what I've observed, has healthy plumage and no outward signs of illness other than what seems like laboured breathing and drooping wings. I really hope she is OK and hope someone can provide some insight. My wife thinks it is because she is lonely because she the only Buff amongst the 1 blue and 2 black Australorps, LOL
    Thanks
     

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