I'm wondering what she has and if I should cull

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ButchGood, Sep 22, 2012.

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    ButchGood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed one of my hens was very weak, Laying in one spot a very log time, then I noticed green runny poop. Not eating much and and drinking little. Has not laid an egg for 3 days. I put her in isolation as soon as I saw her laying in the same place for half a day. Feathers don't have that green sheen like the other Australorps, eyes are clear and comb looks good.. She has improved in the last 2 days. Here poop is solid, but still slightly green, almost normal. Eating and drinking more but IMO not enough. And she is walking and talking some. If there is not 100% improvement in the next 48 hours I'm afraid I have to cull her. What I'm worried about is that if she makes a full recovery that she may be a carrier and could endanger the rest of the flock. What to do what to do?
     
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    ButchGood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it seems she has fully recovered. She was strong enough to fly out of the pen I had here quarantined in. Six foot high. She is eating and drinking, walking and talking, just acting like a chicken scratching and foraging. I have not noticed her going to the nesting boxes yet. The other 13 are still the picture of health. I am giving them all a multi-vitamin in there water to give them a little immune boost. I guess I'm OK here.
     

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