Lethargic hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hens rule, May 9, 2016.

  1. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 year old Golden Laced Wyandotte hen isbactinv much less active today. She likes to sit alot more than usual and feels like a small parshaly (sorry bad spelling) abdomen. She did lay an egg 2 days ago and lays one usualy every other day. She is usualy a super active hen who forages even when the others are preening and relaxing. Her crop is normal. She is walking a little slower and a smidge like a pengwin.

    I was giving her antibiotics for about 5 days a few days ago becuase i felt this area and thought maybe an infection. It SEEMED less swollen the day after the end of the antibiotics but she is acting more lethargic. I dont think she is egg bound, i dont feel a egg.
     
  2. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello?
     
  3. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure what is wrong with your hen. Hopefully someone more experienced will come along and advise you. In the meantime, I would get some probiotics in her to replenish the good bacteria in her gut. I'd also provide vitamins and electrolytes as antibiotics can be taxing on their system.
     

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