My chicken is sick!):

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  1. alschw16

    alschw16 New Egg

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    One of my hens is very week, she won't move at all, and her skin color is almost a dark purple color. She isn't eating, or drinking. Seems she isn't pooping either. She doesn't feel hot, and she doesn't feel cold. Any suggest what might be wrong with her?
     
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  2. backyardflock1

    backyardflock1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What vaccinations (if any) was she given? I hope she'll be okay! [​IMG]
     
  3. alschw16

    alschw16 New Egg

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    We don't give our chickens vacations.
    Our chickens never give sick, and they also never die.. Seems like they live for ever.
    But this hen is pretty young.. Maybe 2 or 3 years old? Do you have any clue what might be wrong with her?
     
  4. backyardflock1

    backyardflock1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any signs of any spots or marks on its skin/ feet?
     
  5. Kelsie2290

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  6. alschw16

    alschw16 New Egg

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    Thanks!
    And okay, she doesn't have spots on her and I pick her up to check her out and her breast bone is sticking out, and she is really poopy under her, so she is pooping. I couldn't really check out her butt because the smell was so terrible. I feel bad for her. I think it's best if we just put her down. She doesn't need to suffer..):
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm sorry I haven't heard of anything like this.
     
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  8. gander007

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    Sounds a bit plugged up to me [​IMG]
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I am sorry about your baby. I would post this question in the emergency section here of BYC.
     

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