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Clear Mucus dripping from Beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AndyE, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. AndyE

    AndyE New Egg

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    Help!! Our 2 year old Americuna Bantam was sulking at the back of the coop, tail down and isolated from the flock. Upon closer inspection has a wet crop area -feathers matted and "clear" mucus flowing from beak. She is not eating, drinking or laying. we isolated her and she is now in a box in our bedroom. What should we do we are failrly new chicken owners.
    Thanks for your help!!
    Andy
     
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

  3. AndyE

    AndyE New Egg

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    Thanks! will explore that.
    Andy
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    No problemo .. let us know how you go?

    If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask, if I can not answer them, I am sure others more experienced will also assist.
     
  5. AndyE

    AndyE New Egg

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    Unfortunately she passed this morning.
    So sad.
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Aaaw, I am so sorry to hear that Andy [​IMG]
     
  7. AndyE

    AndyE New Egg

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    I never thought I would be so attached to a chicken but I am and my entire family is feeling the loss. One bright spot is she was with us in a box in a warm spot in our bedroom.
     
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Each chicken has his or her own chickenality and definitely become an important part of our lives; it hurts when we lose one.

    She was taken too soon but I am sure she knew she was loved and had a wonderful time with her feathered and human family.

    I cry every time I lose one and make sure that she gets a good burial with a plant or young tree to mark the spot.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. AndyE

    AndyE New Egg

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    Thanks! For the kind words! [​IMG]
     

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