Help! Trying to diagnose my chicken!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Henhen, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Henhen

    Henhen Just Hatched

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    Hello!

    My Amerucana Hen who is about 1 year old is acting very tired and not eating much. I have had a chicken with wet pox and dry pox in the past as well as a chicken with Vent Gleet. She has none of these symptoms that would indicate she has one of these. Her butt looks completely normal and healthy and her comb is clean and spot free. She is not sneezing and her eyes are not sealed or watery. She just seems very tired and not much of an appetite.

    She laid an egg this morning but it was a light blue in comparison to her normal aqua color. i believe this is from lack of nutrients but i think it is a good sign she is still laying. Although she did not do an egg song. Does anyone have an idea what could be wrong. I live in Florida and thought she may have eaten a frog or something to effect her. Any ideas and if so how we can get her back to health.

    She has been sleeping alone in her cage away from the flock and out of any rain or heat
     
  2. Brookiejo

    Brookiejo Just Hatched

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    When my hens were sneezing they had a Respiratory Virus. And it's contagious and we used Tylan 50 injectable. You can find this at Tractpr Supply and I think Southern States.
     
  3. Henhen

    Henhen Just Hatched

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    She is not sneezing, just lethargic and no appetite
     
  4. Brookiejo

    Brookiejo Just Hatched

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    Oh sorry I thought it said she was sneezing
     
  5. rooster 2011

    rooster 2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems like she has some kind of vitamin and protein deficiency if she is weak and doesn't have a appetite you can get vitamin supplements at local feed stores or tractor supply usually and you could give her meal worms if she is laying less that will boost protein levels if she starts sneezing bad and her head start dropping she might have avian influenza or pneumonia and you could get tylan 50 and give her a injection of tylan 50
     
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