hen walking side-ways, please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by roxyblue, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Everyone,
    i'm kind of freaking out right now because when I went outside to feed the girls this morning I noticed one was walking weirdly. someimes she walked normally but sometimes she walked sideways, she is molting REALly badly right now, I mean all the feathers from her body disapeared in three days flat. Could this have anything to do with it?
    PLEASE HELP ME, i am really concerned for her
    thankyou
    -roxyblue
     
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  2. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    please i am really desperate right now, and have no clue whats going on, she's one of my only two girls.[​IMG]
     
  3. franksflock

    franksflock Out Of The Brooder

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    How old is she? Could she be molting?
     
  4. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou for replying!
    dhe will be two years old in march, and she is molting worse than any other chicken I've ever seen right now.
    thanks again
    -roxyblue
     
  5. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update:
    i found some of her dropping outside and they appear to be normal exept for that they have a whole bunch of these peices of ? that look a lot like liver spots that you would fing in eggs
    any Ideas?
    THANK YOU!
     
  6. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Walking sideways isn't a typical presentation for molting; is it possible she has flown & perhaps hit her head on something?
     
  7. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks,
    I have been researching it a little bit, she might have hit her head, but I doubt it. i found someone else's post that talked obout basicly the exact same thing, her bird was molting to. ???
    anyway she was back to normal in a couple days. I really hope thats the case with Roxy.
    thanks again
    -roxyblue
     
  8. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:I'd bet my last dollar that was a coincidence, but I hope you're right! I'll be thinking of your Roxy - please update us, okay?
     
  9. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will
    P.S. I'm sorry i didn't realize that 'bumping" was against the rules. I woln't do it again [​IMG]
     
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:No worries...I know you are concerned for your girl! I just wanted to let you know. [​IMG]
     

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