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Injured chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sarahjane967, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. sarahjane967

    sarahjane967 New Egg

    Apr 21, 2016
    My bird was hit on the road by a 4x4 and left for dead, it's been almost 24hrs and still alive, but she is unable to stand up, I've checked for broken bones and can't seem to find any, she's drinking ok and seems very alert, I've an appointment with vet this afternoon.
    Any advice would be appreciated
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC, so sorry to hear about your bird! Just keep her in a box or small crate, ideally in an area that is not cold, and see what the vet says. Hopefully she will recover.
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Make sure she is warm enough - please update after you see the vet. We get very concerned about chickens (etc.) on here. Hope she will recover fully.[​IMG]
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Just wondered how thing went...
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  6. sarahjane967

    sarahjane967 New Egg

    Apr 21, 2016
    Thanks for your concern, was at vets, no broken bones but maybe damage to spinal cord, prescribed anti inflammatory to see if she improves(hopefully) just see how she does over weekend if no improvement she'll have to be put to sleep,
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Hoping for the best for her :)

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