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Lethargic Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Gossie, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. Gossie

    Gossie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3-year old BLRW hen, Snuggles has looked a little bit lethargic for a day or two. She's always been pretty light and it doesn't feel like she's lost any weight. She stands around with her feather kind of ruffled and I haven't seen her eat or drink a lot recently. She eats treats (watermelon, smashed eggs, etc.) but I haven't seen her eat her regular food recently. She was drinking and eating just a few days ago, even though she looked lethargic. She is the only one looking like this. All the other chickens are acting normal. She looks normal, other than the lethargy. I walked into the coop and she was hiding in a nesting box. Nobody is bothering her, at least while I was there. Does anyone know what is wrong?
     
  2. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Relaxing with my Buns
    Snuggles might be egg bound or sick.
    If she is eating than that is a good sign.
    Has Snuggles pooped lately?
    And does she have a stinky face or any liquid coming from anywhere?
     

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