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Chicken not eating

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jomary2013, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. jomary2013

    jomary2013 In the Brooder

    Jun 12, 2015
    My 3 year old chicken has been pooping light greenish diarrhoea. She hasn't been moving a lot for about 3 weeks now, she's either siting down or standing in a corner. It's also been like almost two months since she's layed an egg. I read somewhere that giving her warm baths helped so I've been giving her baths for about 5 days now but yesterday she started making a weird sound like if she couldn't breathe, I was watching her and her head never touched the water so i don't know why she did that sound. She's also lost weight her crop feels empty. I'm really scared she's the only chicken we have:(. Please help me? What should I give her? Remedies?

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    I would stop the baths, and make her as comfortable as possible,feeding her some chopped egg or tuna, with her feed. Give her probiotics or yogurt, and vitamins to help help her overall health. She could be suffering from a reproductive problem such as internal laying, egg yolk peritonitis, cancer, or something else. Most of these are not very treatable. She may last for some time, but I would think about getting a necropsy on her if she dies, just to see what was wrong.

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