frizzle emersed in water in 45 degree water

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pokey, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    i got home today and found my frizzle cochin in the water bucket up to her back. now she is a bantam and we have had to use buckets because the waterers have been freezing...... i never imagined one would fall in and not be able to get out.well i brought her in put her in a very warm bath and blow dryed her and placed her by a heater for about 2 hours. she could barely move when i found her but when my dh checked on her she was lively and laid a soft shelled egg!!!! we will keep her in tonight to get her body temp up but now you know if you soak a chicken it will lay soft eggs!!!! i was terrified when i found her but i think she's going to be ok. ps i fixed the bucket so this does not happen again. [​IMG]
     
  2. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    How scary!! I hope she will be o.k.
     
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard bantams and silkies doing this before too. I hope she will be ok, keep her warm. I keep a large rock in the water so they can get their footing....[​IMG]
     
  4. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    she's doing great! seem to have no ill affect, but i had a heart attack when i found her.i'm glad i didn't do what i thought about at first, i just wanted to give her a chance......it was my fault after all
     

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