HELP! Im not sure if my chicken is having a seizure

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jinngaa, May 24, 2012.

  1. jinngaa

    jinngaa In the Brooder

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    When I went outside to let them out of the coop, she was laying against the door, and now she is contorting and eyes rolling back in her head. She can not stand but she is still breathing. could it be a stroke? is this what happens before they die? what can i do? im so scared
     
  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Songster

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    Is it really hot where you are at? just make her comfortable.
     
  3. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Songster

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    this happened to one of my chickens once. it was after she ate like 30 japanese beetles. after that weird neck contorting etc, she was fine. 3 years later and she is still going strong LOL
     
  4. jinngaa

    jinngaa In the Brooder

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    Her neck is completely contorting backwards, and she is laying on her side, unable to move. I have her in a basket on a towel, I was holding her but had to put her down. I gave her some drops of water, but her neck won't stay the right way and she is keeping her eyes closed.
     

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