Hen not eating or drinking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jozae, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. jozae

    jozae New Egg

    Oct 27, 2010
    I have one hen, around 14 months old, who has not been eating for the past two days. She will peck at the food but I haven't seen her eat anything. I suspect she isn't drinking much either, as I haven't noticed. She seems lethargic, walking around slowly or just standing/sitting and her poop is runny and white in colour. I have one other hen who seems fine.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
  2. rosco

    rosco Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    Texas Panhandle
    your chicken is sick. there are many links posted on BYC to help diagnosis. here is one: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044

    the tables at the end.

    watery diarrhea is a symtpom of many illnesses. i think white is okay as it is probably uric acid (normal). yellow/green/bloody is bad.

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