Help chicken unwell

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by patrisha73, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. patrisha73

    patrisha73 New Egg

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    We have recently purchased our first laying chickens which we have had for about 4 days. One of the chooks seems to be not as well as the other chooks. I have noticed that its mood has changed the last couple of days, it doesn't coming running like the other chooks when I put food in , it doesn't seem to care even when u sit food near it and the red under its eyes I think its gibblet is much paler then the rest of it and looks sickley. Is there something wrong or is it because of the change of living??
     
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello[​IMG]and welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    It may be that she is stressed from moving. I would give her some time. Does she eat and drink regularly? I would keep an eye on her if shes

    doesn't look like she is getting well.

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  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Is she eating and drinking today? How does her body condition feel? Is she skinny? What does her poop look like?
     
  4. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Coccidiosis is always a risk when birds are moved to new property, something to consider. I'd treat for it even if just to rule it out as a possibility.
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    How is she today?
     

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