my "easter egg" chicken is very weak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rosebud0116, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. rosebud0116

    rosebud0116 Hatching

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    Trying to find out Why my chicken is so weak,she's eating and drinking but had to remove her from flock..she refuses to come out of coop and sticks with my silkies only
     
  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Crowing

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    Hello and [​IMG]

    How's her poops look?

    How's her weight? (Can you feel her breast area and get an idea of whether she has good amounts of breast muscle or not?)

    Also, what specifically is she doing that makes you think she's weak?

    Best wishes.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC. More information would be helpful including her age, and if she is having other symptoms such as diarrhea. Worms or coccidiosis can make chickens very weak. Mites and lice can too, so checking the skin all over, and especially under the vent for eggs or tiny bugs would be good.
     

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