Help!! Unresponsive Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chloeclear, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. chloeclear

    chloeclear New Egg

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    My hen, 12 months, was attacked about a week ago by the rest of the flock. Recently she has shown more serious signs and one of them being unresponsive. Right now we have a food and water bowl in front of her and we have tried to get her attention but she acts as if she doesn't hear or notice us. Earlier we had a banana in front of her and she would bumble around pecking the ground occasionally finding the banana to eat it.

    Is there a possibility she could be blind or deaf?
     
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  2. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. chloeclear

    chloeclear New Egg

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    Thank you, I will look through that thread to see if there's anything I'm able to try. [​IMG]
     
  4. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Syringe feeding some water with electrolytes might be a good idea. See photos in the supportive care thread for proper technique.
     
  5. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. chloeclear

    chloeclear New Egg

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    We've gotten her to start eating and she gets startled every time she goes into the water bowl so I don't know if she's actually drinking it, maybe I'll try the syringe idea. I really appreciate the help
     
  7. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let us know how it goes.
     
  8. chloeclear

    chloeclear New Egg

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    Of course[​IMG] So far she's started eating and drinking and getting more active
     
  9. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's good![​IMG] Hope she continues to improve.
     

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