Help!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by knboulay, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. knboulay

    knboulay Out Of The Brooder

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    Today i went to check on my hens, and one of them was on the ground just laying there. She barely has much control over her head, and wont get up and walk around. I brought her inside made some scrambled eggs for her and gave her a small dish of water, she ate and drank a little. What is going on with my hen?
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry to hear about your hen. It is hard to say what is going on. Does her neck seem to be twisting some, and that is why she doesn't have control, or is it hard for her to lift? How old is she? I am glad she is at least eating some. If you notice any more symptoms go ahead and describe them.
     
  3. knboulay

    knboulay Out Of The Brooder

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    Its not twisting, she pretty much has no control off it, she can move it for a few seconds but then drops it back down and just continues laying down. Those are the only symptoms that have been clear.
     
  4. knboulay

    knboulay Out Of The Brooder

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    And she is about 8 months old
     
  5. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm so sorry!
    I can't help you much, if she isn't under a heat lamp you might want to consider doing so, give her lots of love and keep your fingers crossed that she gets better, Iwill to. keep us posted
    best wishes!
    -roxyblue
     

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