HELP!! Lethargic hen!

Wyorp Rock

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I would work on hydrating her, get some electrolytes into her if you have them.

Calcium into her too. Caltrate with D3 would be good if you have that - 1 tablet a day. Tums works in a pinch, so you can give 1 a day if that's what you have.

Give for 3-5 days.

Photos of her poop and of her so we can see her stance would be good.

She may be having trouble with a soft shelled egg. Tail down.

Hydration/water always first.

Consider getting a fecal float to see if worms might be an issue.
 

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I’ve got some pictures of her. I’m keeping her temporarily in an old rabbit cage, and I mixed a tums pill with some banana to try and get her to eat it and made up some electrolyte water for her, but I still can’t get her to eat or drink anything.
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I’ve got some pictures of her. I’m keeping her temporarily in an old rabbit cage, and I mixed a tums pill with some banana to try and get her to eat it and made up some electrolyte water for her, but I still can’t get her to eat or drink anything. View attachment 2827904 View attachment 2827905
You could force feed tums. Just pop her beak open and pop one in.
 

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There's a lot of urates which may indicate dehydration.
See if you can syringe fluids into her.

Do re-check that crop first thing in the morning before she's had anything to eat/drink. It may be the angle she sitting, but her crop looks fullish.

Keep us posted on how she's doing.
 

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