frizzle cochin drowsy and not moving

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gameboygal12, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. gameboygal12

    gameboygal12 Songster

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    today I noticed that my cochin was being kinda sluggish and hanging her head. and she has a yellowish tinge to her comb and face. she eats and drinks, but she just stands in place and does nothing. she didn't poop for three hours. but when she did, it had runny milky looking stuff in it. here is a picture:

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    she hasn't pooped anymore after that. even though she's guzzled down alot of water.
    it has been cold and wet lately, could she just have gotten too cold?? I put the heat lamp on her for a little bit and she seemed to like it. I've been feeding her chick crumbles.
     
  2. gameboygal12

    gameboygal12 Songster

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    1) What type of bird , about 4 years, frizzle black cochin he
    2) What is the behavior, dorwzy, not moving around much, not pooping, head droopy, yellowish tinge to the face and comb.
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? I found her this way about at 2:30 today.
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms? No
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. Nope.
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. cold wet weather lately.
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. water and chick starter
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc.hardly pooped at all except for a runny, milky/brown looking poop.
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? heat lamp, put in a box with shavings in the house.
    10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet? home treatment.
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help. see above picture
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use pine shavings, right now in a cardboard box in my basement. but normally she sleeps in a well kept chicken coop.
     
  3. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Songster

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    ... well I can put your mind as ease a little. The white part is chicken equvalent to pee. So if she drinks more water the more white part in the poop. [​IMG] hope somone knows how to treat your baby.
     

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