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HELP! Hen falls asleep after going out of coop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 090393, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. 090393

    090393 Hatching

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    We have 5 brown shavers, all around 11 months old. One has suddenly started falling asleep while walking, even if she had just been up for 3 hours. She also only wakes up if you go near her. She also does not walk around as much as the others and I actually am able to pick her up without resistance. She also has a pale comb. None of the others have this problem. I need help please.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    She sounds very sick. Being lethargic is a symptoms of almost all diseases and problems. Without further symptoms it can be hard to pinpoint the problem. A vet may or may not help.

    Welcome, I wish it was under better circumstances.
     
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  3. Abriana

    Abriana Mocha Frappuccino Premium Member

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    Is she’s laying? She could be egg bound. Can you feel an egg inside her?
    If so, soak her rear end in warm epsom salt water a couple times each day. Keep her separate (also in case it is a contagious sickness), warm, in a cage (dog crate, large cardboard box) inside.
    I hope she recovers soon, good luck!
     
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