My hen is sick........what is wrong

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AmeraucanaLuver, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. AmeraucanaLuver

    AmeraucanaLuver Out Of The Brooder

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    My white ameraucana hen isnt eating and her keal bone is as sharp as a knife.She just hudles in a corner.She is drinking though.Could it be she dosnt like the feed.I bought her at the Ohio National this year.I feed her Purena Layena with some mixed seed.Il post pics later.
     
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is going light, and there can be many causes.

    What is the condition of her crop? Vent? Is she/was she laying?

    Any sign of worms or blood in her droppings?

    Get her out of the flock immediately for a thorough erxamination. She needs a warm, dry, draft-free place, possibly a dog cage draped with a blanket. Her own food/water.

    Do you have access to a vet?
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2009

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