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Help! Sick chicken - diarrhea, congestion, lethargy

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by dtress, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. dtress

    dtress In the Brooder

    Jan 2, 2012
    My chicken has had loose green stool with lots of green liquid for the last 5 days. Yesterday she exhibited extreme lethargy and fluffing up. I brought her indoors and she is eating and drinking but with extreme fatigue and making no noises or attempts to escape the box. I heard congestion in her lungs when she was drinking this morning, and noticed a small amount of discharge from her nose. I am waiting for the test results for worms/parasites and feeding her protein(cheese/eggs) with her food. I have vitamins in her water. Is there anything else I should be doing? Could this be something more severe? We lost a chicken to coccy last year and it traumatized my kids. I'm hoping to avoid that result again!

    Thanks for any advice!


  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Free Ranging Premium Member

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    You'll probably have a better chance of getting a reply if you ask a moderator to move this post to the appropriate section.

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