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Is my new chicken sick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Skye727, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. Skye727

    Skye727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a Mille fleur bantam today at the feed store. She was sitting quietly in the corner and I thought she was so sweet. Her tail is not up so I thought she was nervous. She was fine all day until about an hour ago. Now she sound asleep on my stomach. No other symptoms whatsoever. Should I be worried? Could she just be relaxed? She was in a noisy chaotic environment at the feed store surrounded by huge chickens, ducks and tons of loud and proud bantam roosters. When she wakes up she is bright eyed and alert.[​IMG]
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  2. LovemyBabies

    LovemyBabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old
     
  3. LovemyBabies

    LovemyBabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say give her sometime to adjust to her new home- as long as she eats drinks and no other symptoms - then I wouldn't worry- your new- the surroundings are new- she's enjoying the quiet. Haha- if she doesn't come out of it with new symptoms or stops eating drinking then there may be something there
     
  4. Skye727

    Skye727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know how old. Still peeping. Her brothers were crowing.
     
  5. LovemyBabies

    LovemyBabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok- based on photos she looks fine- it's all new and she may have been stressed being the situation - so as I stated give her some time to relax and adjust to her new life- just worry if new symptoms appear and she stops all food water intake
     
  6. LovemyBabies

    LovemyBabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like she's hugging you as if to say thank you for rescuing her :)
     
  7. Skye727

    Skye727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I love her! I have never had a chicken cuddle!
     
  8. LovemyBabies

    LovemyBabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have some that will cuddle - she looks happy and content

    She's a pretty bird :) must be Mille fleur Cochin
     
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  9. Skye727

    Skye727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone said she is Mille fleur bantam. No fluffy butt. Wish she was a cochin! My two Cochins just turned out to be roosters. :-(
     
  10. LovemyBabies

    LovemyBabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that just pertains to color and size- she looks Cochin unless she's a mix- does she have feathery feet -
     

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