help, hen lethargic

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shadowpaints, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i have a 2 year old austrolorp (spelling ) hen that is sitting in the nest with clear (egg white?) comeing out of her vent.. i palpated her abdomen and didnt feel anything hard, like a stuck egg. While palpating, some black stuff came out of her vent.. along withh more white stuff she is breathing hard, and seem warm, but its really cool out side, she also seems almost stiff... she has been sitting in the nest all day, has not gotten out. i offered her food and water, she didnt want any of it.

    there are no vets in the area that will attend to a chicken
    help! should i cull her>?
     
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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm sorry. There may be nothing you can do if she won't eat or drink. You could try soaking her in a warm bath, I guess.
     
  3. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    she passed away, must have just been moments after i posted here..(
     
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  5. Squishypuff

    Squishypuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     

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