HELP PLEASE! Hen sick for a week now. No real improvement, but not worse either- but force feeding a

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NorthGAChick, Aug 23, 2014.

  1. NorthGAChick

    NorthGAChick Out Of The Brooder

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    She wasn't walking much and losing weight. She had bumblefoot so I did the surgery. She got worse, I put her in the house hospital last Saturday and she had no mass in her poop. Sunday I gave her some pedialyte and she ate a little and laid an egg. She's been wobbly. I am on day 3 of Corid and day 7 of force feeding and drinking. She lays still most of the time except to run from me. Mostly green poop with some brown every now and then. Photos attached. I have to leave town in the morning and she won't/can't eat on her own; she tries by it's like her depth perception is off or something. Water seems to run through her pretty quickly. I hate to give up on her since she hasn't died. I cut out pretty far on the bumble foot so I don't think I put infection through her body???
    She was born last spring. Is my most fragile, smaller bird any way. But, of course, my favorite.
    I gave them yogurt and she ate so much of it her eggs turned white and I wonder if that is the problem? That it messed up her digestive system?
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    Others are pooping green (some undigested) and seem to be losing weight - they are also on Day 3 of Corid even though they are separated. Photos attached.
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    Bumblefoot on sick hen Oreo - days before she got sicker, but she was already not moving around and that's why I did the surgery on her foot... photos attached.
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    Video of her bumble footbefore not eating and drinking at all (about 2 weeks ago - 8.11.2014)

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    Oreo walking that made me think it was the bumble foot (8.11.2014)
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    I hope this is enough information to get immediate and helpful information back. I thank you in advance!
     
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    I cannot access the video's...they come up as "private", however, I would suggest you de-worm her as a precaution and give her some vitamin B if she is not walking normally..

    It sounds as if she may have some neurological problems...

    Keep us updated on her symptoms please...
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2014
  3. NorthGAChick

    NorthGAChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, I changed the setting to public. I did the de-wormer of ivermectin LAST Saturday evening when she had the first signs and I realized she had lost a full pound and only weighed 4 lbs.
    What would cause neurological damage?
     

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