Hello! .......and Help please! ....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jastam, May 30, 2016.

  1. Jastam

    Jastam New Egg

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    Hi there,
    I have 3 Hybrid chickens currently. I've had them for about 7 months now
    Gertrude looks really poorly this morning, she didn't come out of the coop, she won't stand and her feet are limp. She is drooped to one side and flat on her belly.
    Yesterday she was totally fine. She didn't lay an egg yesterday but that's the first day in months. The poo looks pretty normal. Her eyes are open and alert and she makes a bit of squeak occasionally.
    Does anyone know what could be wrong with her please?
    They were wormed around 3 months ago
    Any advice would be really appreciated!
    Thanks
    Tam
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock! I see you posted in the Emergencies section, they'll take care of you there. Best of luck with your hen!
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm sorry to hear that Gertrude is under the weather. I'm sure members in the emergency section will be able to help you.
    Good luck with her and I hope she is back to full health soon :fl
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    :frow Hi, and WELCOME TO BYC!!!

    :hugs I'm sorry to hear about your hen! You ought to post in the ER forum that @CTKen posted a link to. Good luck!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hope the ER folks would be able to diagnose your hen. Is it possible she is eggbound?
     

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