Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bisto15, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. Bisto15

    Bisto15 Hatching

    Sep 8, 2015
    Hi, I my freesian hen is almost one year old and I found her standing in her Hut looking a bit floppy and being sick also her cone has really flopped!
    Update; just had an egg of her and its like there is no shell on it or is it soft shell, could this be a calcium deficiency???
    Any ideas suggestions would be appreciated, thanks x
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2015

  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Songster

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    Hens lay weird eggs every now and again. If you see this happening a lot, yes you should amp up her calcium. All layers should be fed a calcium supplement as a matter of course (oyster shell free choice is what most people use)
    I looked up pics of Friesian hens and it appears as though the comb flopping over is common https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct...P0y1xY4KPI_AWdD8nAc-uJlA&ust=1443907699395059

    Is your hen showing any other signs of disease?

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