I think my hen is depressed

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MAJESTICHEN, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. MAJESTICHEN

    MAJESTICHEN Out Of The Brooder

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    My 1 year old golden campine Wallace may be depressed. A month or two ago her best friend Freddie (also a golden Campine) was killed by a fox when I wasn't at home. Luckily our neibours herd the chickens and ran over with their dogs and saved 4/5, and Wallace didn't seem the same. She stopped eating and her comb is shriveled and dull. She lost 1 kilo. But she might be getting better. She has started eating a little bit again.




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    Last edited: Jul 1, 2016
  2. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've lost chickens to predators with uninjured survivors before and the survivors don't act quite right for a few weeks. I think they can get traumatized a bit. She looks healthy.
     
  3. MAJESTICHEN

    MAJESTICHEN Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I just wanted to make sure that It wasn't anything severe
     

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