Hurt Chicken. Extreme drowsy. Internal? Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Marylizbet, May 17, 2011.

  1. Marylizbet

    Marylizbet Out Of The Brooder

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    My little sister jumped off a ladder, didn't quite see what happened but heard a screaming chicken. She thinks she stepped on the leg or wing, but the chicken runs just fine. She layed down and immediately shut her eyes. (We were terrified) The chicken is 8 wks, and we love her! She is just standing/sitting with her eyes closed. She wakes up if you make noise near her. She has no real scratches. I don't know how to check for bruises. Can I give her something, or help her in some way? Also, they don't really like to fall asleep in our arms, but she's out in seconds. She wakes up if you move her, but otherwise she stays asleep. Please give me some advice. Thanks, Mary
     
  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THis happened to a chick I saw at my cousins farm when my little 3 yr old cousin dropped a baseball on one of their chicks. I am not sure what it was, but if she landed on the chick... I'm sorry but it might not live.
     

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