help my hens has white mucas coming from beak!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by countrygirl57, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. countrygirl57

    countrygirl57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ONe of my brown hens is spitting up white mucas. She smells sour. She has had a bare spot on the top of her wing ,that the feathers have not grown over yet. She is one of the smallest of my goldens comets & gets picked on. I have been putting no pick on that bald spot. She is moving around in the yard & picking a little at food. Is this just a stomach upset or could she have an infection going in that wing. Should I separate tonight. Do I need antibotics? I'm really concerned
     
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  2. Hippie Chicks Mom

    Hippie Chicks Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe impacted crop?
     
  3. countrygirl57

    countrygirl57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much. I followed threads & found out what to do. I didn't know a crop from a tail, but I figured it out. I emptyed it out twice. I amazed a little hen could have so much in there. She wouldn't eat bread soaked in olive oil, so I gave her 1 1/2cc of red wine. She slept in my arms for 30 mins . I hated to put her down. I'll check in the morning to see how she is doing.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    If she has a wound she might get picked on possibly injured seriously It would be best to isolate her till shes healed. I've never heard of giving chickens red wine.
     
  5. countrygirl57

    countrygirl57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I followed the instructions on a site given here about wine, I hope its ok. Oh My
     

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