hen hiding in coop, poop on vent

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hulseytribe, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. hulseytribe

    hulseytribe New Egg

    Mar 25, 2016
    I found one of my 1 year old hens sitting in the coop under the nesting boxes. She didn't try to move when I touched her, which is unusual. This morning, she walked around the coop, but I noticed she had wet poop around her vent. Also, she is not laying. Is she sick? Should I remove her from her flock?
  2. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2014
    Magnolia, Texas
    I would separate her in a warm, quiet, dim space... Like a dog crate in your garage.

    It's possible she could have worms, but something is obviously not quite right.

    Can you examine her to see if she's egg bound?

    When was the last time you wormed your flock?

    See anyone with bubbly eyes, sneezing, or lethargy?


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