Distended abdomen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Little Bill's Farm, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. Little Bill's Farm

    Little Bill's Farm Hatching

    Jun 22, 2017
    I have a 2/3 year old RR chicken with a distended abdomen, ruffled feathers, watery poop, and is lethargic. She is sill eating and drinking. This has been going on for over a month and she did seem to be getting better until last week. However, her abdomen has stayed the same. I bathed her in a warm tub and checked for egg binding but found nothing. Has anyone else had this problem?
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Got my Puppy

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Sounds like internal laying or peritonitis. I would probably cull her to end her suffering, though some can live with it for quite a while.

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