Lethargic Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Westside, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Westside

    Westside New Egg

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    My one year old Hen is very lethargic. She is very tired, appears to be sleeping standing up. She is staying away from her 5 coop mates (same flock), not wanting to eat or drink. She is holding her tail end down.......Could she have an egg stuck? She looks really uncomfortable.

    Thanks for any info on this. This has happened before and Yogurt seemed to help. I have six Hens. Any thoughts????
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2012
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Does she walk like a penguin? Pick her up and feel her abdomen area - do you feel anything?
     

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