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Chicken lethargic, weak , LOSING WEIGHT..Help PLEASE!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Symphony, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    Ellie, is lethargic, her feathers are all messy, she's having a bit of trouble walking around, and she's dropped atleast 1 pound since yesterday. Her face is also red. She isn't unbalanced she's just drowsy and weak. She ate some turkey and alittle moist grass but hasn't drank. What should my friend do? Do you know what she has?
     
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  2. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    Any help? She was like this yesterday, I don't know how she is now....
     
  3. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    She got her from a feedstore.
     
  4. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    She's doing better, but another hen has the same symtoms, just worse.
     
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  5. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    Anyone?!
     
  6. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    Please, theres already been a death.
     
  7. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what I would do: Seperate,Electrolytes in water, yogurt, keep an eye out for further symptoms. (and let us know)
     
  8. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like she might need to be dewormed to me. But with her being so sick deworming her could kill her. If she feels better maybe try some wazine, its a cheap mild roundworm dewormer. (So I've read on here) good luck! [​IMG]
     
  9. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh yes that is also something to think about!
    Sounds like she might need to be dewormed to me. But with her being so sick deworming her could kill her. If she feels better maybe try some wazine, its a cheap mild roundworm dewormer. (So I've read on here) good luck!

    though I would try valbazen...it gets everything.​
     
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  10. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    I tell her to use my miracle worker:

    Cayenne, seems to heal every thing. [​IMG]
     

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