Good news after bad sickness

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Grandmajean, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. Grandmajean

    Grandmajean Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 19, 2008
    My RR developed a soft, fluid-filled swelling underneath and between her legs. The feathers were coming out, and she huddled in the corner most of the time. After bathing the area, I tried to see if she was eggbound, but felt no hardness. I read I would have felt the egg. Is that right? I separated her and gave her some special treats, thinking she was dying. After almost 2 weeks, she perked up, and survived! I had researched and diagnosed lymphoid leukosis. Has anyone else had a similar experience? What else should I have done? This happened just after the molt. Is that related? She is about two years old.
  2. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2010
    MA Cranberry Country
    No info I can offer. Just happy you have a healthy bird! Congratulations!.... Just buried another chicken that was somehow killed INSIDE the run... Going to do some lie detector testing later.....The other chickens have a guilty look on their beaks.

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