Emergency. PLEASE HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rarebear, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. rarebear

    rarebear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 6 week old Swedish Flower Hen that I noticed was sitting next to the waterer. She seems to 'vomit' a lot of water and is acting very lethargic and tired. She can't stay awake and is very limp.She sis falling to her side. They always have access to fresh cool water. It has also been hot here and it always has access to deep shade. She readily allowed me to pick her up which she never has with out running. I have in her the house . She is getting worse by the minute, The vomit doesn't have an odor. None of the others are sick.
     
  2. mg15

    mg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give her drops of electrolytes right away. like Pedialyte. liquid vitamins diluted in the pedialyte
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

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    I would wonder if it was heat stroke, impacted crop from eating long stands of grass or something that blocked her crop, or an infection like coccidiosis since she is the right age.
     
  4. rarebear

    rarebear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She just died. More very watery liquid with small grainy yellow particles came out of her mouth. She jerked around and then died. I am sick.
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

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    So sorry to hear this.
     
  6. War Chicken

    War Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May have been crop mycosis aka sour crop. Probably candida.
     
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I have seen vomiting of clear water on very hot days when the hens are suffering from the heat. I am sorry for your loss.
     
  8. rarebear

    rarebear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I wish I had discovered her earlier. I am home 24/7 and with them and check on them all day long.
     
  9. rarebear

    rarebear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you do for your hens when that happens?
     
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

     

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