have a hen that acts sick?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by eddie w, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. eddie w

    eddie w Out Of The Brooder

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    all my other pullets started laying this one hasn't how can i tell if she is eggbound?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are her symptoms?

    Egg bound hens symptoms have
    she may be panting,
    have her feathers fluffed up,
    looking exhausted and may sit with her wings drooping by her sides.
    and tail down or bobbing.
    Her abdomen may look distended or be dragging on the ground. or may be red looking iritated.
     
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2011
  3. bethgranberg

    bethgranberg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she's acting ok it could be she's a late bloomer....
     
  4. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bethgranberg wrote:
    If she's acting ok it could be she's a late bloomer

    2x​
     
  5. eddie w

    eddie w Out Of The Brooder

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    she i laying around all the time but is eating and drinking
     
  6. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pick her up and look her over compleatly
     
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2011
  7. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feel around her vent. Is she lethargic & hanging out by herself ?
     

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