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My Chicken won't get up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tonygibbs, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. tonygibbs

    tonygibbs New Egg

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    :(Its been 3 days now and one of our chickens just sits on the ground and won't move. This is night and day. We are feeding water and food by hand but I don't want to do this forever. The temperature is mild in the cage and the other 2 chooks are fine. She seems alert but just wont get up Can any one help???
     
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    hi, you need to post this in the emergency thread, no one will look here for issues like this- for now i would move her inside and look her over real good for any injuries- how is her poop looking?
     
  3. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try Vit. B12/ Vit. E may help. It worked for my hen that could not walk for days. It took about 5 days of Vitamin treatment, but she is fine now and back with the flock. Look up hen not walking in the search engine, that's how I heard of this treatment, also, some electrolyte solution would help her .
     

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