Lethargic 4 year old Roadie with tail down! Advice Please!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmgirls, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. farmgirls

    farmgirls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Our RIR has been lethargic for 2 days. At first I thought she was broody however, today she won't move from her spot in the run and won't eat or drink even when we try to hand feed her. Her tail is facing downward and I am wondering if she could be egg bound? Not sure what to do or how to help her. Any advice would be helpful. Thank you!!!!
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    You will have to oil up a finger and examine her for an egg that's stuck. Or first you can give her a warm bath soak. But it might be best to examine her first so you're treating the right thing.

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