Hen doesn't lay eggs and is always lethargic

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by malylo, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. malylo

    malylo New Egg

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    The hen hasn’t laid any egg for a few days now. And she is so lethargic that she often spends most of the day squatting either in the laying box or in a shady spot in the garden. It seems she suffers from diarrhea, her stomach is soiled. I’ve already bathed her with warm water.
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  2. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my hens were letgargic, I would mix up an egg & put it on a syringe(without needle) and squirt some down her throat.
    It will perk her up, fast!! What other symptoms is she having??
     
  3. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She may possibly have worms. Also, have you felt her belly? Is it squishy or does it feel fluid-filled? Is there any indication that she may be egg bound?

    I'd bring her inside if feasible, to be sure she's eating and drinking.
     

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