Hen off balance, and standing "tall" on "tiptoes" basically!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sunshyne276, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Songster

    Jun 10, 2010
    Richlands, Virginia
    I brought in one of my Silver Lace Wyandotte hens yesterday, thinking she was egg bound,
    as she wass behaving similarly to one of my hens who actually was egg bound.

    At first, she was off balance, laying around a lot and using her wing for balance.
    NOW, she is standing in a way that I could only describe as on her "tippy toes",
    legs stretch as far as she can stretch them.
    She acted like she could lean down to get to her food and water..
    So, I put my hand on her back to help her balance,..
    She then laid down, and starting eating like crazy!

    Anyone ever experience this?

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