Help - poorly silkie uk

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kelly and silkies, May 20, 2017.

  1. kelly and silkies

    kelly and silkies New Egg

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    I have a 20 week old silkie who hasn't laid yet. She starting staying in the hut three days ago. She stands on the perch, head withdrawn, almost asleep, wont eat or drink. Appears generally lethargic. Eyes are clear, no lumps, vaccinated when purchased. Crest and vent are not hard. She hasn't been that friendly since i got her but now she just stands and lets me stroke her. The other four are fine. I have read so many threads and cannot work out whats wrong?
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Do the others lay eggs? Is she eating and drinking? Is she getting picked on by the others?
     
  3. kelly and silkies

    kelly and silkies New Egg

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    She isn't eating or drinking. She isn't being picked on and one of the others has been laying for two weeks
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Have you tried feeding her by herself ?
     
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    kelly and silkies New Egg

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    Yes, she refuses everything
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  7. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Is her crop full or empty ?
     
  8. kelly and silkies

    kelly and silkies New Egg

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    its empty
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post in full detail at the "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread. You could even post photos of how she looks (her posture etc.) it may help diagnose her. Hope she will be okay.
     

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