My white leghorn falls over and can't get back up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bkchicks, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. Bkchicks

    Bkchicks New Egg

    Dec 8, 2012
    About a week ago my white leghorn stopped laying. I figured she was laying her egg some where in the yard like she has in the past. Today I let the girls out and noticed that her backside was covered in poo and she wasn't on her normal routine. I got a call from my girlfriend telling me she is laying in the yard and isn't really moving. She is alert and seems to eat whatever I put in front of her. I put her back in the hen house and she was standing when I put her down but took two steps and fell over and couldn't get back up.
  2. Ghostbelly

    Ghostbelly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2012
    look for mites! [​IMG]
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    Bring her inside and keep her warm.

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