Hen was fine yesterday, drooy wings and tail and not moving much today

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chido, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Chido

    Chido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2011
    El Monte
    This hen is almost a year old and laid an egg yesterday with no problems, but today she seems to be under the weather: se is alert and kinda interested in food, but she doesn't move and her wings are droopy. There is no sign of an impacted crop and I can't feel any hard mass in her abdomen, so I don't think she's egg bound (then again this is the first time I have chickens so I've never seen an egg bound hen). How can I tell if she's egg bound?

    She had hurt her foot about a week ago an was limping badly but the wound is healing well, and I see no signs of infection, and she's walking almost normal now., so I don't think that's what causing her to be like this. :(

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