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Help!! Urgent!!! *pics post 8*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chick1043, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    My RIR has been laying around all day!! When I went to put the girls away she wasn't moving at all!! Here eyes are closed and I don't know what's going on!!!!!
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2011
  2. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    is she alive? Pick her up bring her in get her warmed up.
     
  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Quote:She is alive. Just not wanting to move or open eyes. I'm holding her right now.
     
  4. chicken grandma

    chicken grandma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good advice Nova!

    Look her over for injury, swollen belly, swollen crop.

    If she gives you a poop sample - ziplock bag it! That might come in handy if you end up at the veterinarians.
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:She is alive. Just not wanting to move or open eyes. I'm holding her right now.

    Try giving her some warm sugar water with an eyedropper to perk her up. Then inspect her for lice/mites.
     
  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    No swollen crop, no injuries, no swollen belly....No mites..Not drinking water I give her [​IMG]
     
  7. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Do you think it might have been because it was cold out?? I'll post a pic..
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2011
  8. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    She looks dead....But shes not..She's starting to breath through her mouth!!

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    Last edited: Dec 18, 2011
  9. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    how old is she? You might need to force feed her some water and sugar. Did you have a sudden weather change? Some chickens will not to well with sudden weather snaps. But definitely get her warmed up, sugar water, and whether starts perking up, feed her some scrambled eggs, maybe some warm mash...
     
  10. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Quote:Shes 27 weeks and its been up and down (warm and cold) all week..
     

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