Crouching Chicken (hidden dragon)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Aunt Marge, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. Aunt Marge

    Aunt Marge New Egg

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    May 19, 2010
    My Sweet Aunt Marge, barred rock, is unable to walk/stand normally. She is in a crouched position, rump and belly low, tail feathers down--like a hawk is about to swoop upon her. This doesn't stop her from walking around but always in this low crouch. She is not limping or favoring one side so I don't think it is a leg problem. I felt her belly and it seems large and distended. I think her vent area seems normal. She is not listless. Any suggestions? I do love this
    mischievous chicken.
     
  2. TeamChaos

    TeamChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Have you soaked her and carefully checked for an egg inside her? How long has she been like this?
    (p.s. your thread title cracked me up, I wish you and Aunt Marge the best!)
     
  3. Aunt Marge

    Aunt Marge New Egg

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    May 19, 2010
    She has been crouching for a few days now --four maybe. What is the best method to soak a chicken?
     

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