Chicken tail feathers are down.. She's still eating but doesn't look quite right.. She's a 1.5 years

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  1. marblejoe

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  2. chickens really

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    Yikes.......Other symptoms?
     
  3. marblejoe

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    I haven't noticed anything else.. She's eating.. We have 4 so not sure if she's laying or not..
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

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    It looks like she can't lift her rear. Did you check if she is egg bound?
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Does she actually walk around like that?
     
  6. marblejoe

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    Yes she is walking around like this with her tail down.. How do you check if she's egg bound? I'm a new at this :p
     
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  8. marblejoe

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    I googled egg bound and it looks like she is.. She's trying to push something out..
     
  9. marblejoe

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    Hank you for that website it was very helpful!! Now to try and bathe my chicken.. Ahh wish me luck
     
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    Let us know how it goes! [​IMG]
     

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