Help!!! What's Wrong With Her????????????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by littlecreekfarm, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2011
    Virginia
    My 18 month old sicilian buttercup hen is acting strange today, she seems weak and isn't acting right. She isn't sleeping in her normal spot and her feathers seem ruffled up and she is weak [​IMG] She has a bald spot on her back from where she has been pecked on. She tried to lay an egg today but I never found one from her [​IMG] I'm worried........any suggestions?

    thanks
     
  2. Davian

    Davian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She might be egg bound...have you checked for that.
     
  3. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2011
    Virginia
    No I haven't.....how exactly do I know if she's egg bound and what do I do? I've had a hen with a soft-shell(that was broken) egg stuck in her sooo i really don't wanna go through that again but i will do whatever i can for my chickens [​IMG]
    she is now sleeping where she usually does....it's been pretty cold where i am lately...areound 50-60 degrees farenheit, and very windy, do you think maybe she's just beat up from the wind?
     
  4. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try giving her a bath in warm water. That helps if she's egg bound.
     

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