Injured Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by josie83, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. josie83

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    I have a older hen who had been broody for almost 25 days, well about 4 days agoI'm assuming something attacked her in the middle of the night on her nest !! I found her in the yard with her feet up in the air ! When I picked her up I didn't see any obvious wounds but now she can only lay on her side, her legs move but it is like she can't stand up and she can't really lift her head ? She can after a few days sit upright some but cant stand and in order to move kinda flops around ! She did have one chick hatch and is caring for it and wants to be with it in the small cage I have her set up in with plenty of hay ! She seems happy and is eating drinking and pooping !!?? I don't know what to do or if she will get better, She was already skinny from being broody no I worry she is not eating enough ?? Please help ! Thanks !
     

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