EMERGENCY - Hypothermic Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The3GoodFaries, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. The3GoodFaries

    The3GoodFaries Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I have a rescue hen who is hypothermic and unresponsive, we have warmed her up, she in inside next to the stove. She is most likely dehydrated. Can I dropper feed her? any suggestions?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Do NOT feed food to a cold hen.

    Make sure she is warm...it is OK to give liquids but DON'T give food to a cold hen.

    I don't know how else to help....
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2013
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  3. The3GoodFaries

    The3GoodFaries Out Of The Brooder

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    This is silly, I think she may have just died, but I am not sure.
     
  4. The3GoodFaries

    The3GoodFaries Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, she died. Thanks for the help. I didn't think she had much of a chance, but at least we tried, and she died warm.
     
  5. lovingmyhens

    lovingmyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww I'm sorry for the loss of your hen. Stay warm!!
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh I am sorry she didn't make it. I am sure she knew you were trying to save her!!!
     
  7. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    So sorry for your loss. At least you were trying to help her and she knew it.
     
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