Lethargic, pale chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mickeymousears, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 year old RIR is lethargic and pale faced this morning. Her normally bulging crop is empty. They free range so idk know what her poo looks like. Where do I even begin to diagnose/cure her???
     
  2. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone??
     
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    About all you can do is see if she'll eat some healthy treats and keep an eye on her. Are they on a regular deworming program? Could she have lice/mites? Is she laying regularly? It can be really hard to pin down what's wrong with them and sometimes we never figure it out.
     
  4. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never dewormed them... Although after some reading I'm considering running to farm supply and getting dewormer. I didn't see any lice/mites. Egg production has been down- so I'm going to guess that's her.
    Anything else I can get while I'm out??
     
  5. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning she seemed fine. I left for a few hours and then she was like this.
     
  6. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is still eating
     

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