My chicken isn't walking, what do I do?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chiki543, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. Chiki543

    Chiki543 New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to this site. I need help. My Americana isn't walking or eating. I already checked her feet for wounds but there is none and nothing is broken. She does get up time to time but will only take a few steps. She is very weak. She has been throwing up the water she drinks but she keeps a little down. I have already separated her from the flock and gave her own food and water. Please help, need answers.
     
  2. ddd123bbb

    ddd123bbb New Egg

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    hi I am new to chickens so I dont know much but it sounds like it has a disease so if I were you I wouldn't let it near any chickens[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. Chiki543

    Chiki543 New Egg

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    :( I wish I knew what is happening to her, she just keeps falling asleep.[​IMG]
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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Sorry to hear you have a sick hen :hugs my first thought would be that she may have something wrong with her crop if she can't keep water down and it's coming back up. Have you felt her crop? Does it feel normal? Does her mouth have a bad odour coming from it? Here is an article on crop issues https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/impacted-slow-and-sour-crops-prevention-and-treatments
    With not eating and drinking she will feel weak and tired. Is she laying? If she is of an age to lay is she laying as normal? Have you felt for an egg that may be stuck?
    There is the emergencies section you can post in for further help with her. Give as much detail as possible of symptoms.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures

    Wishing you the very best with her and hope you can get her to full health soon :fl
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :) I agree with the posts above.
     
  7. Chiki543

    Chiki543 New Egg

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    Ok just submitted the new thread under: emergencies / diseases / Inguries and cures. I explained everything. Hope I figure out what's wrong with her soon.[​IMG]
     
  8. ddd123bbb

    ddd123bbb New Egg

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  9. ddd123bbb

    ddd123bbb New Egg

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    this chicken is so pretty[​IMG]
     
  10. Chiki543

    Chiki543 New Egg

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    Wow that chicken is gorgeous do you know what breed it is.:fl
     

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