CHICKEN HELP NEEDED now!!!! PLEASE~~~~`

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ilovemydog, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright my chicken did lay today..but i walked out there and she is sitting on the ground..NOT NORMAL...she is also not eating, and goes to a corner and just sits there...what is wrong i am sooooo worriedd~
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Much more info needed.
    Did you try to pick her up? My birds dustbathe daily and just lay there in weird contortions looking lame.
    Is it hot there? They lay in a darkened place/shade when it's warm.
     
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  3. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
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    Any other symptoms, coughing, sneezing, diarrhea? Has she been dewormed? What are you feeding?
     
  4. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes i picked her up ..and try putting her down and she wouldn't catch her feett..as in i put her down and her feet bended ...her legs are not broke.. i saw her take a couple stepss [​IMG]
     
  5. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No not been dewormed..also i havnt noticed coughing, etc. Feeding her Layena, Poultry feed. by purina
     
  6. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    How hot is it there, how old is your chicken, and are you sure she laid today?
     
  7. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    You say she laid an egg, did you check her butt to make sure she is not prolapsed?
    If anything looks red and nasty, get back to us pronto.
     
  8. flashover1969

    flashover1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The questions are from the stickied post on this forum [​IMG]

    Give us the following information. The more you tell us, the better we will be able to help you.

    1) What type of bird , age and weight.
    2) What is the behavior, exactly.
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms?
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms?
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma.
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation.
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all.
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny?What is the color?
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far?
    10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet?
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help.
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use

    13)Have you noticed any fungus/molds/ algae in the water or food...or around the areas that the chickens have access to?
    14)Strange visitors in your yard? (Birds not normally around, such as migratory birds or other animals)
     
  9. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First off what is prolapsed? And ok here is the info..
    1) What type of bird , age and weight.
    2) What is the behavior, exactly.
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms?
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms?
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma.
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation.
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all.
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny?What is the color?
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far?
    10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet?
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help.
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use
    13)Have you noticed any fungus/molds/ algae in the water or food...or around the areas that the chickens have access to?
    14)Strange visitors in your yard? (Birds not normally around, such as migratory birds or other animals)
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    1. She is a solid white easter egger 25 weeks old unsure of weight but bigger than our other white EE
    2. Sitting there when you touch her does not move..hides in a corner and does nothing..and looks like she is sitting.
    3. Only today this has happened.
    4. No none of the other birds are doing this
    5. Does not look like it.
    6. Nothing
    7. Not drinking or eating...there was no water out there (of course i FILLED IT) And it is layena by purina the blue bag.
    8. Normal i guess.
    9. Nothing, just giving her water and feed and pushing her to walk.
    10. I want help doing it my self.
    11. no pic. maybe later.
    12. There is hay...been using it for 3 years.
    13. NO fungus or molds.
    14. Nothing.
     
  10. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its 85 here in raleigh , nc
     

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