HELP! My Chicken Is Sick!...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hen Heaven, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. Hen Heaven

    Hen Heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    She was fine yesterday! I look at her today and she's moving slowly and not talking, becoming weak. She has some stuff coming from where she lays eggs. What is it? Can I help her? She's a very special chicken to me and I want her to live through this.

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  2. farmgirllvo

    farmgirllvo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seprate her, clean water and food, Apple cider vinigar in her water, fresh air, clean her vent (where the stuff is coming from)
     
  3. Hen Heaven

    Hen Heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. She looks a little better now. How do I clean it?
     
  4. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a broken egg ... you need to put her in a warm sink or bath.....and gently rinse and try to remove goo and any shell...
    it also looks like she's been picked on badly , on her back.... feathers are missing....
    I'd also get some nutri drench or poly vi sol without iron ....to give her a boost
    poor baby...
     
  5. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    what happened to her tail?
    What happened to her back?
    Do you own a rooster?
     
  6. Hen Heaven

    Hen Heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't have a rooster. She has had feather probles since she was two years old (she's six now). We have a dominant hen, but I know she didn't do it. Hens pecked her tail feathers out.
     
  7. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    You should spray her bare areas with Blu-Kote and give her some time to grow feathers back.
    She's a beautiful hen and it's sad to see this happening due to other hens.
    Best wishes to you and that poor girl.
     
  8. Hen Heaven

    Hen Heaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! She's a lot better now. She is a happy hen and is never really sad.
     

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