my chicken. i dont know whats wrong its okay shes in a beter place

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by swimchick, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. swimchick

    swimchick Out Of The Brooder

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    my chick is normally very cautious and never lets us hold her shes a bantam friz/silk she was hatched from my former friz and raised by the bantam my dad went out and said theres somthing wrong with this chicken latey we have been having chickens go missing or being messed with from dogs but she has no wounds and shes very tired and only opens her eyes when i move her im extreamly worried b/c she's not like this at all is there any thing i can do?recently we had one of our chikens almost scalped (shes much better today and taken care of) but im really worried. i dont know if she blacking out or what but im just a kid and my moms at work and dont know whats wrong!

    marisa
    please help
     
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  2. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you ever dewormed them? Worms can make them act lethargic. try putting vitamins and electrolytes in their water. I give my chickens garlic for immune boosters. It always ups egg production and its natural.
     
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  3. BamaSilkies

    BamaSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies are known for wry neck. I would put her on vitamins, you can get poly visol without iron at Walmart in the baby section.
     
  4. swimchick

    swimchick Out Of The Brooder

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    for vitamins would gatorade workand electrolights
     
  5. swimchick

    swimchick Out Of The Brooder

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    my mom said to put her in the deep sink with really hot water to see if shes eggbound i dont feel anything i also dont kn ow how to tell.
    the warm water is helpingshe opens her eyes a bit more but still sleepy
     
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  6. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Besides the normal predators, our neighbors were allegedly shooting the chickens at random and my flock went from 55 to 10
     

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