New addition - bad on her feet and tail is down

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by marsgenegenie, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. marsgenegenie

    marsgenegenie New Egg

    Nov 4, 2009
    Hi guys,

    We recently added to new girls to our 'flock' of 2! They both appeared healthy but we have now noticed that one has very large feet and seams 'bad' on them. Tends to sit down a lot. She is slightly more agile now but I noticed today that her tail is down and not up like her co-birds. She appeas generally healthy and is eating and drinking. She was bought at 'point-of-lay' so is still quite young. Does anyone have any advice? We are 'down under' in Australia. Thanks.
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

    Oct 3, 2011
    My Coop
    She might be egg bound. Check her vent for an egg by feeling for a hard shell and/or putting your finger up her vent and feeling for the egg.

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