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My hen is ill please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rallynut87, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. Rallynut87

    Rallynut87 New Egg

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    Hi I went and let my hens out this morning and notices that my light Sussex was rather down in herself, she was huddled up in the corner of the coop when I picked her up she didn't even move or make a sound, and when I put her down she nealy fell over, I've isolated her and her comb seams dark red with white please help
     
  2. cowcreekgeek

    cowcreekgeek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are links in the bottom of my post (in the signature) that will allow you to hopefully determine a disease/condition based upon the symptoms, and then research what you find for further information and possible treatment(s).

    Running down the list also helps folks in knowin' what to look for, and possibly better spot other symptoms (which helps other folks, like me ~'-)

    A few possiblities ...

    Mottled, red and white margins ... Frozen
    Eruptions, nodules ... Fowl pox
    White, scaly, powdery ... Favus
     
  3. Rallynut87

    Rallynut87 New Egg

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    I can't work out what it is that us wrong with her
     
  4. delisha

    delisha Overrun With Chickens

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    Egg bound? It is hard to guess with out pictures and more information.We can only guess. No one is examining the bird.Isolate her, keep her warm, make sure she has water. Check her for mites, take a picture of her vent area. Is she loosing weight? Is she over weight? Does she eat and drink?
     
  5. Rallynut87

    Rallynut87 New Egg

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    Hi bad news I had to put her down she could barely breath and lost so much weight, I couldn't see her suffer anymore
     
  6. Rallynut87

    Rallynut87 New Egg

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    Oh and wasn't eating or drinking for the last 24 hours
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Sorry for your loss.
     

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