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  1. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    My wynadotte hen 2 1/2 years old started acting a little under the weather about 3 days ago. I haven't noticed her eating or drinking much at all. She is usually the most energetic of my bunch. she is doing her neck a little funny like something is in her craw but she hasn't been eating much at all if any so I wouldn't think that was the problem. I noticed under her neck kinda stuck out so I felt it. I can feel her neck or whatever it is. what could the problem be? I know its got to have something to do with her neck cause she will do it funny from time to time.
     
  2. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    [​IMG] don't know if you can tell anything by the picture but I went ahead and posted one
     
  3. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The picture doesn't say much to me, but try to describe what she does with her neck? Is it like this video?
    [​IMG]
     
  4. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    its not pulling up anythingfor me to see. I will describe until I see the video. its like a side swallow. if that makes any sense. I can feel her neck to.
     
  5. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    no no no nothing like that. its like she is trying to adjust her neck
     
  6. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    also she has runny poop
     
  7. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    by the way what is gape worm
     
  8. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gapeworm is a parasitic worm that infects the trachea of a bird. It can block the airway, which is why they stretch and whatnot to clear it.

    Is it kind of a sideways adjustment? Any wheezing? Runny nose? Ruffled feathers?

    I'm not a vet or expert, so hopefully someone with more experience will join in here, too....
     
  9. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about this video? Anything like this?

    [​IMG]
     
  10. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    no wheezing no runny nose no ruffled feathers. yes its like a sideways adjustment
     

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