I think my favorite chicken is dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ila88, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. Ila88

    Ila88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have really appreciated all the help on this site in the past. My Lisa is very sick; won't eat or drink, although she will catch water from the eyedropper. I wormed her last week. Her poop is not even poop - just water. I can't get to the vet till tomorrow and I'm afraid it may be too late. I have her isolated with a heater, so she is comfortable. I am wondering if it may be kidney failure. I don't know how old she is, but is an ISA Brown and stopped laying a few months ago and started hanging out with our other retired hen. I have given her antibiotic and will continue today. Any other advice?
     
  2. Darceyhs

    Darceyhs Out Of The Brooder

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    Just don't give up, we had one like that and now it is a happy laying hen
     
  3. Catfishfedd

    Catfishfedd Out Of The Brooder

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    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but the ISA brown is bred to lay like wildfire til first molt, period. Around year three their bodies can't handle the production bred into them and they bind up and go:( they're not for the backyarder with a heart.
     

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