hen seems sick; not eating

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by new chick chick, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. new chick chick

    new chick chick Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 23, 2011
    My 6 month old black Australorp wouldn't get off the nest this afternoon and after I scooted her off of it I saw some egg yolk and egg white - not enough for an entire egg. I didn't see any shell. She is out with the other hens now but is just standing there and when I offered them treats she wouldn't eat any. What could be going on with her? Anything I can do?
  2. Alethea

    Alethea Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    I don't have direct experience with this but it sounds like she might have a broken egg inside her. That would be a serious problem. Is there an avian or farm vet in your area? Hopefully someone on this forum can help.

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