Emergencey Please Help My Hen

BantamBud

In the Brooder
8 Years
Aug 31, 2011
47
1
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Lockport,NY
I woke up and went to care for my old english bantams.
I noticed the hen laying like this with her mouth drowning water and blood
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Right now i have her in my hands hoping for her to come through
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scratch'n'peck

Crowing
12 Years
Oct 31, 2008
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West Michigan
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Poor hen. I am not sure what the source of the blood is. Did you check her over for any wounds around the neck or breast that caused internal bleeding? Or maybe she ate something sharp. Does she show discomfort, when you press her crop? I wish I knew how to help more.
 

BantamBud

In the Brooder
8 Years
Aug 31, 2011
47
1
34
Lockport,NY
I toched her craw and she did seem to show discomfort.I have not given her and gripple yet we just got her and her rooster.
 

Mavrik

Songster
8 Years
Jun 15, 2011
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Not an attack and blood coming from both ends all of a sudden? Sounds too serious. Sometimes a mercy euthanasia is better for the bird.
 

BantamBud

In the Brooder
8 Years
Aug 31, 2011
47
1
34
Lockport,NY
I have great news:weee she stop bleeding and started eating again!I am in aw:eek:.I put orster shells in the food for her craw.I am thrilled she made it through!
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turtlebird

Songster
Dec 11, 2009
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could she have bonked her head? Flown into a wall or something? Maybe it's a silly question, but I am glad she is doing better
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