HELP! Skinny, lethargic hen with white/yelllow diarrhea and won't eat or drink.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bonniepm, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. bonniepm

    bonniepm New Egg

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    We have an 11-month old gold laced wyandotte who suddenly got very lethargic and sick. When we picked her up, we noticed that she was skin & bones so we brought her inside to keep an eye on her & to keep her away from the others. She would not eat or drink anything on her own, even though we offered her scrambled eggs and rice. Her poo is very watery and is a white/yellowish color. Her comb and waddle are pale but her eyes are clear. She does not have a runny nose and there is no coughing, sneezing or any respiratory problems that we can see. We don't see any signs of mites or worms. We have been force feeding and watering her and giving her Wazine, Sulmet and vitamin B complex but she is quickly getting worse. Can anybody help our sweet girl? THANKS!!!!
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Tube feed fluids, but it might be too late.

    -Kathy
     
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    You have described your situation very well and this happens
    from time to time ....
    1. you can take her to the vet....
    2. you might want to look in to tub feeding her ......
    3. it already sounds like you are taking the correct steps ....
    The rice and egg's thing is stumping me as my flock love
    this combo meal ...... but you might want to check the rest
    and put some Probiotic in the water or get some yogurt
    for them just to give them the extra boost ......

    gander007
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    And keep her in a warm room, 80 degrees or more would be ideal.

    -kathy
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Kathy do you think the one last week could be just like this one and
    if so and I only ask because I haven't any idea on how to cross a
    link on the computer ... anyway I was thanking bonniepm might want
    to read what happened there and the steps that lady took .........

    gander007
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    There have been many, which one are you thinking about?

    -Kathy
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Sick SLW-7 months old-nothing helping ,, By STaggart
     
  8. bonniepm

    bonniepm New Egg

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    Thanks for your help all. Sadly, she passed away. Very sad... [​IMG]
     
  9. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss :( Hugs

    Will you send her of for a necropsy to determine her death?
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2013
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry for your loss.

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