chicken not doing well- need help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DeepFried, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. DeepFried

    DeepFried Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a chicken that is 19 weeks old. Is acting week (I noticed this since all have roosted religiously since 6 weeks of age but she started to try to sleep in a laying box the last couple of nights- she is too weak to fly up), so I did some inspection. She has a sore/ scab just under and on her vent. She still can poop... but is squeezes out above the sore area and is creamy looking. What does this sound like? What to do.
     
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    DeepFried Out Of The Brooder

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    Last edited: Oct 21, 2012
  3. DeepFried

    DeepFried Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, the hen was so bad off this morning that I had to put her down (she couldn't even stand up).

    Does the original description sound familiar to anyone, in case it is contagious, so I can treat the others.
     

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