Hen With Very Red Face And Comb, Listless, Ideas?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nancypo, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My one year old hen is eating and moving around, her body/feathers looks puffed up, has had a very red face and comb for 3 days. She's not egg bound, and has no apparent injuries. Could this be caused by an infection, fever or? She's a nice bird. Should I try anitbiotics or?
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    I am sorry I can not be of help other than a little bump... how is she today?
     
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm not sure what could be wrong, could you post a picture of her? Is her crop impacted at all? Is she laying? Does she hang out with the flock?
     
  4. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's much better. I started her on water based antibiotics, comb is about 90% normal now...
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

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    So glad to hear that!!
     

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