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My poor hen is literally shrinking. Please help.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 6henslvr, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. 6henslvr

    6henslvr Out Of The Brooder

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    It started as my other chickens bullying her after she was separated because of prolapse.she healed from the prolapse but because she had been separated for so long my other chickens started being mean and chasing her away from her food/water. I saw she was getting dehydrated so i put her in another cage so she could eat/drink on her own but then she stopped all together because she was depressed, wanting to be free. Her comb started shriveling up and she got weaker&weaker.I then put them on antibiotics&electrolytes but she didn't get better. she was still eating/drinking but getting more sick. Today she's inside but won't move and she's just sleeping. she is so tiny and seems to literally be shriveling up all over.I don't know what to do and can't afford a vet. I love her so much and can't stand to see her like this. Is there ANYTHING i can do that would make her better? has this happened to anyone else? Please help.
     
  2. 6henslvr

    6henslvr Out Of The Brooder

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    She just passed away
     
  3. Jchicken311

    Jchicken311 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for your loss[​IMG][​IMG]
    But her suffering is over now. I hope you find out what happened and can prevent your other chickens from getting sick.
     
  4. Stephanie R

    Stephanie R Chillin' With My Peeps

    This made me teary eyed. So sorry about your chicken.
     
  5. Marandaise

    Marandaise Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry for your loss.[​IMG]
     
  6. karenblaze

    karenblaze Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry for your loss.
     
  7. Ray E

    Ray E Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so sorry most people would laugh and say its a chicks but like myself there part of the family they feed is eggs my kids play with them and they are generally our pets and heartbroken for you I'm sorry
     

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