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Help! Sick hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by elisabeth44, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. elisabeth44

    elisabeth44 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen came out of the coop today and just hid under a bush she's vey tierd and will find a corner or a bush and just stand there. She's normally very social and energetic. Her wings are droopy her head is twitching I haven't seen her poop and she's eating but not drinking. I'm planning on going to the vet tomorrow but if someone knows anything I can do today to help her it would be appreciated I could really use some help
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope your hen is better.
     
  3. elisabeth44

    elisabeth44 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. We took her to the vet and she is on antibiotics I really hope she makes it
     
  4. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    What did the vet say was wrong with her? Hope the meds help. Please keep us posted.
     
  5. elisabeth44

    elisabeth44 Out Of The Brooder

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    some sort of bacteria in her stomach that she may have got from wild bird poop. But there not sure. Thank u and I will
     
  6. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    There's some very experienced people on here if you need them. Two crows, dawn, and enola just to name a few. There's also a lot of knowledge on the grannies gone and done it thread. I'm sure a lot of others on here as well. Any of us will be glad to help if you need us. I'm new to this so I'm not much help but I can find someone that's very knowledgeable if you need. Good luck with her.
     
  7. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    How's your hen?
     

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