growling;puffing up; not walking,eating, or drinking; diarrhea

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by oliviad51, May 11, 2011.

  1. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Monday night, I went to close the chicken coops and saw a hen laying in front of it. I scooted her towards the door and she stood up, took a step or two and sat back down. I separated her and gave her food, water and oyster shell and she didn't eat or drink any of it. She did have very runny and white diarrhea and when I came near her, she did a growling noise and kind of puffed up like a broody.

    This morning (Wednesday) I found her dead. It's just weird because it happened so sudden and fast. If anyone has had a similar experience, please post :) thanks!
     
  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is weird. Maybe it's a coincidence that she got broody at the same time she got sick? I don't know.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    It sounded like a broody to me too. Very strange. No telling what happened to her. Sorry for your loss.
     
  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Cocci. Yes, adults get it and they don't always have bloody poop. It's the most underdiagnosed and treated ailment in poulty IMO.
     
  5. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cocci. Yes, adults get it and they don't always have bloody poop. It's the most underdiagnosed and treated ailment in poulty IMO

    I think it was cocci...She had the EXACT symptoms that I read on it right before she died. Does it usually happen quick? She was only sick for about 2 days before she died.
    Thanks for your help everyone:)
     

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