Hen standing around and watches her feet when she walks.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mickey Lou 04, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. Mickey Lou 04

    Mickey Lou 04 Chirping

    Jun 14, 2013
    I have a 4 year old hen, that when I let them out this morning that I diddn't notice anything different but a little later I noticed her standing all fluffed up and she didn't come running when I had the treats. She did come part way but when she did she walked really slow and watched her feet as she walked. I know they do sometimes just stand around but she was watching her feet when she walks which baffles me. Now earlier one of the birds had a rope stuck on her foot and I grabbed it and she struggled trying to get away, I thought it was a different hen but it could have been her as they look similiar and that birds shot off like a rocket after I got the rope off.

    I can't think of anything else to add as I just discovered it.

    Oh and I do have birds in quarantine that I am treating for upper respiratory but they have never had contact and I have been really careful not to contaminate anything.

    I may have jumped the gun as fall is arriving but I wanted to be safe rather than sorry.

    Thanks in advance,

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