My Hen Can't Hold Up Her Weight

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Balfour Girl, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. Balfour Girl

    Balfour Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It started with a bad limp on Tuesday morning. By that night we had to lift her onto her roost. Sometime during the night she fell off and the next morning the other chickens were bothering her so I put her in a box and brought her in the house. She won't drink and is sporadically eating grapes and shelled sunflower seeds (but I tried yogurt and oatmeal and her regular grain and she won't touch either). I have posted a video on my blog that you can see here:

    http://chicken-thursday.blogspot.com/2011/11/nursing-nurse-norm-and-sick-chick.html

    If anyone has any suggestions (that don't involve a vet... my hubby would probably euthanize her before that expense), I'm all ears. Thanks...
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2011

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