Chicken just laying around

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hbarley, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. Hbarley

    Hbarley In the Brooder

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    I'm new to the Chicken world...I have juvenile barred rocks and I've noticed she lays around on the ground. I make her move and she gets up and moves and then lays back down. I shook her favorite bag of treats and she ate but then she layed back down.
     
  2. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    Does she have problem walking? How old is she? Weeks? Do you see any wheezing?
     
  3. Hbarley

    Hbarley In the Brooder

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    Doesn't seem to be any other symptoms
     
  4. How long has she been laying down? What does her poop look like? Does she drink? Is her crop full?
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  6. It is not normal for a chick to sleep all the time. They should eat, drink, run around and play, eat and drink some more and then crash. After eating the second time her crop should be full.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2016
  7. How is your chick?
     
  8. Hbarley

    Hbarley In the Brooder

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    She is more active. I think she has gout. Both her feet are swollen looking.
     

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