Lethargic 2 yr old - any ideas?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NonTypicalCPA, May 29, 2012.

  1. NonTypicalCPA

    NonTypicalCPA In the Brooder

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    I've got a 2 yr old hen that has been lethargic for the past week or so. She walks slowly and can't fly tup to her roost anymore. Her poop is runny. I had to clean her last night. Her vent looks normal and she doesn't feel bloated. She still eats but not a lot. . I'm new to this - any ideas?
     
  2. dawg53

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    It's usually one of 3 things or a combination; eggbound, lice/mites, or worms. In this case I suspect external or internal parasites or both.
     
  3. NonTypicalCPA

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    How do you tell if their egg bound? I don't see any mites at all. Assuming it's an internal parasite, what can I do for her?
     

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