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Hen with hurt leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Zaelis, Feb 15, 2015.

  1. Zaelis

    Zaelis Hatching

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    Hello everyone!

    I have a miniature hen, barely a year old. My mom went down to the coop to check on them, as we're in the midst of a fairly bad snowstorm. She went down and found Robin, my injured hen, lying on the floor and unwilling to move. When she does walk, she limps badly.

    We brought her up to the house where its warmer, an shes acting fairly odd.. Every now and then she'll kick her hurt foot, making a bicycling motion almost. She doesn't seem to be eating or drinking.

    Any tips or advice on what might be wrong will be greatly appreciated! Thanks![​IMG]
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Do you think her feet got too cold? Any sign of frostbite?
     
  3. Zaelis

    Zaelis Hatching

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    Turns out it was a false alarm! Overnight she laid her first egg, and afterwards she was back to her normal self and walking fine. Poor girl didnt know what to think about laying an egg haha.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh good!
     

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