HELP!!!!! My chicken is behaving very wierd????????????????/

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lululemon436, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. lululemon436

    lululemon436 Hatching

    Jul 9, 2010
    Hello, this is a response to my preivious post about an hour ago (below). with help from you guys, i have transported my "tail droopy" chicken inside our houseer tummy- it has nothing but water in it. i made a mixture of yogurt and shredded apples (very helpful in the past) and i fed about a teaspoon to her but i'm having trouble opening her beak any more she at a very tiny amount by herself. She is standing in place, a little low, and moves around barely in her mini cage. also, the feathers near the end of her tail/on her back are very fluffed up, gives a visual apperance that there is a bump there (but there isnt) please help!
    Yesterday, i had a little emergency so i forgot to feed the chickens before i got to bed so they were hungry all day. today i came back and fed them immediately, i gave them 1/3 scraps, 1/3 oats which is really good for their health, and a very small handfull of this bird food mixture (me and my mom: were trying this new stuff it doesnt say whether or not its for chickens but it has corn kernels, sunflower seeds, and such). well, i gave them the food and let them open to run around, at first they pecked at the food. i came back an hour later and the food was untouched! i noticed that they had pooped in the water so i changed the water and the 2 of the hens at them and one of them didnt- she was the one of the the hens standing in the corner with her tail down and eyes open and walking a little lazily. i closed my chickens up so they could go to sleep and that hen went to the corner and sat down. now im inside. i reallly love my chickens, i dont know what is happening! a few months ago i bought this stuff that helped the chickens if they had watery poop but i never used it. should i use it now even tho they don't have watery poop? by the way my chickens are of old age about 3 years old. please help!

    PS thanks for everybody who have helped me out in the past
  2. wannabchick

    wannabchick Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Iam learning all about chickens myself

    Also add this in the emrgency section..or medical,section..on here
    Hopefully others will chime in real soon

    Sending u s big hug and hoping your chicken will be okay


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