NEW MEMBER - SICK 1 YEAR OLD HEN - HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by waihee, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. waihee

    waihee New Egg

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    I have a 1 year old formerly healthy Americana hen. She has become very lethargic, lost weight and has that peculiar "sick" chicken" smell I've come to know from other seriously ill chickens. She won't eat, won't drink. Don't notice any nasal or ocular discharge, her vent looks good. She just sits there with her eyes closed and her head down. Any suggestions or recommendations? I think she's going to die.
     
  2. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first step would be to at least quarantine her.
     
  3. waihee

    waihee New Egg

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    Yes I've done that.
     
  4. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she standing weird?
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  6. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope the folks over on the ER forum can help you figure out what's going on with your girl.

    Best wishes!
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under waihee [​IMG] Welcome!

    How is your girl doing now? I definitely recommend checking in with the folks on the ER Forum, they know their stuff.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Could she be egg bound?
     
  9. waihee

    waihee New Egg

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    Not standing at all.
     
  10. waihee

    waihee New Egg

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    I don't believe so.
     

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