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

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    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

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    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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