My little hen Early, seems not her self.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by GoldenSparrow, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little hen Early, seems not her self.
    She seems to be walking slower, and stands in one place for a long time. Then, a little while later shes running around and completely fine.
    This goes off and on.

    She is 3 years old, and doesn’t really lay egg any more. Sometimes she will lay paper thin egg. She lays them as if she’s just pooping. She was never a good egg layer, and the shells were always thin.

    A year ago she got really sick. I thought she was going to die. However she got better.


    What could this be?
    She is a thin hen, and will not gain weight. We leave food out all the time.
    Today her poop was a little white, and watery . and vent is a little dirty.

    I know she is not getting bullied, because we only have 2 other hens, and one is broody, and the other one is her best buddy.

    Please help. I love her dearly, and do not want anything bad to happen to her.

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    Here is a pic of her, she has been standing in the same spot for 10 min
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2011
  2. stargirl

    stargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's beautiful [​IMG]

    Thin & not gaining weight suggests a parasite like worms. When was she last wormed?
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wormed her a few months ago.

    Thanks for answering [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    What did you use, as Wazine is only for round worms, Safeguard helps kill many others and Ivomectrian kills lice & mites as well as worms?
     

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