hen tried to commit suicide last evening

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by whitehousechix, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. whitehousechix

    whitehousechix Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 23, 2011
    Western Oregon
    she jumped from the run into the yard and got tormented by my dog, she appeard to be fine, just a little shaken up, it was right about roosting time, and she jumped on the roost, and I thought just went to sleep it off, well, this morning she is in pretty bad shape, she was still on the roost, but her head was just hanging down I though she was intently watching something on the coop floor but nope, shes just droopy... I laid her in a corner of the coop and took out the other birds and gave her a heat lamp and water within easy reach, I'm just thinking shes sore and traumatized, didn't really see much injuries, and last night she ran like crazy to get to the coop and on the roost, so this is kind of wierd. I have to head off to work, I guess we'll know more this evening on if she's gonna pull through or not.
  2. Bianca67

    Bianca67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2011
    Cedar Springs, MI
    Hope she is okay.[​IMG]
  3. eggboy

    eggboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2010
    hen tried to commit suicide last evening

    I'm sorry, I just have to laugh at that title.

    I hope she gets better.​
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I hope your girl is recovering. [​IMG]
  5. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Oh no, I hope she will be ok. Keep us posted.
  6. getteedoff

    getteedoff New Egg

    Dec 2, 2008
    Any chance she could have been bitten? Even a small puncture wound from dogs or cats can be very harmful to smaller animals due to the bacteria in their mouths.
  7. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    Quote:x2. Or sometimes just the swat of a paw can really hurt them. Hope she's feeling better soon!

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