droopy wings, low energy, smaller than others from same order

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lindabean, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. lindabean

    lindabean Songster

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    I have a 7 month old Amerecuna hen that has been slowly getting weaker than others bought at the same time. Both wing tips are sagging, almost to the ground. She is visabily smaller than the others, and doesn't venture far from the coop when I let them out in the morning. 1 of the 6 has started laying this week, but the rest haven't. Any ideas what is going on?
     
  2. Get her segregated in a warm dry location, fast.
    Any blood in droppings? (wondering about cocci)

    Never hurts to offer vitamins for poultry or baby vitamins in water (no added iron) . Is she eating?

    Condition of the drop? Is she thin?
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2009
  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Songster

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    i have had this happen befor, i believe it is some deseas chickens can get. i have talked to me vet and he has even come out and looked at a chicken with that same problem and sadly none have ever made it once they have gotten like this. i hope yours dose make it, and if you find a way to cure her or what this deseas is called please let me know. thank you, and best of luck!
     

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