Hen is ill

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Studio2770, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My buff rock is ill lately. I noticed last night that she was on the lowest roost and wasn't making her usual noises. She's losing feathers and her poop is very runny, it squirts out. She's a bit lethargic but does eat and drink. I know that's a bit vague but what are some possible illnesses?
     
  2. PeepersMama

    PeepersMama Overrun With Chickens

    Loosing feathers is normal at this time of year; it's molting season. All the other symptoms you described are typical of pretty much every disease a chicken can possibly get [​IMG] She might just be having a bad day. If the symptoms persist, then there probably is something wrong. Also, since she is eating and drinking, she probably isn't very sick, at least not really bad.
    Hope it's nothing serious! [​IMG]
     

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