GRAPHIC PICTURE- Lethargic, droopy wings, not moving, eating and drinking...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by irenemichelle, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. irenemichelle

    irenemichelle New Egg

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    We've searched tons of Internet boards and haven't found anything like this... She's got all the symptoms of being egg bound but she eats and drinks... Twice now we've lubed up her vent and stuff comes out. Not sure how old she is or what breed (adopted). [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. OHmamma

    OHmamma The Culling Queen

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    Is there an odor coming form her? I just found a pullet with similar symptoms. I started her on antibiotics but I have never seen anything like this. Mine smells horrible infact, that was what made me seek her out in the pullet pen.

    I have had eggbound hens if you can not feel the egg from palpatating her she is not likely eggbound.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can you post a picture of her back side? You know, show her vent?
     
  5. irenemichelle

    irenemichelle New Egg

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    [​IMG]

    She doesn't smell bad, just when the poop comes out.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can she poop on her own?
     
  7. irenemichelle

    irenemichelle New Egg

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    Yes. She pooped overnight.
     
  8. OHmamma

    OHmamma The Culling Queen

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    I mean does it just smell "chicken poopy" or is there a infection smell?
     
  9. irenemichelle

    irenemichelle New Egg

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    Poopy stinky. Like after burrito night...
     
  10. OHmamma

    OHmamma The Culling Queen

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    lol.

    Mine seems to have an infection around her vent not internally. Which I am relieved about (?) After cleaning it I remembered that she did have a small sore below her vent when I bathed her pre-show last month. I do not know the cause of that since she has not had mites or lice. Maybe a splinter form the roost?

    I have cleaned it and I am treating with L&S Duramycin combo.
     

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