New chicken quarantined & sick?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dmbjamn4u, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. dmbjamn4u

    dmbjamn4u New Egg

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    We decided to add 3 new chickens to our flock. We have had them for 3 days. They are quarantined and one of them has a cough, and isn't acting like a chicken. She just stands in one spot, occasionally moves, rarely pecks, but I have seen her drink. We are fairly new to this and I feel totally lost and confused about what to do for her. Should we give her antibotics? Should we seperate her from the other 2 chickens? Any advice is greatly appreciated...thanks
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Since they have all been together - I would think all three will end up coughing etc., unless it is not a contagious problem. Please do post in full detail - even pictures of the way she stands, etc. would help - on the E/R thread.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. dmbjamn4u

    dmbjamn4u New Egg

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    Thanks, will post a pic.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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