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Lathargic hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Muzzleblast, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Muzzleblast

    Muzzleblast In the Brooder

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    I've noticed one of my hens being very lathargic the past couple of days. When I entered the run today I walked all around her and she never moved. She lays there and nods off like she can't stay awake. I don't see anything wrong with her physically. Any ideas what the problem may be?
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2009

  2. ryansmommy83

    ryansmommy83 In the Brooder

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    im having the same problem with one of my hens I have her inside the house in a box with food and water and im constantly watching her, i posted a question asking the same thing so im hoping maybe someone will answer your post !
     
  3. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i recommend you seperate her and give her some quik-chik or something similar. perhaps in a barn or shed or somewhere kind of warm. best of luck, i hope she pulls through [​IMG]

    also, watch her very carefully, she may have contracted something that the other chicken's haven't so the separation is necessary. in a hutch or a small pen would be reasonable.
     
  4. Muzzleblast

    Muzzleblast In the Brooder

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    I just went and brought mine in as well. Her comb is pink and not red like the others.
     

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