One hen acting super lethargic, no other symptoms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tinychicky, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went out to the old bantam's coop a few minute ago and notice my two year old serama hen standing next to the waterer and not moving. i picked her up and she feels a little underweight and her shanks were freezing cold, which is strange because it's very warm here today. her comb is a little pale and she's not responding when i move her beak back and forth. i brought her in and offered water but she's not drinking it, even when i dip her beak in. she mostly keeps her eyes closed.

    she does not have any nasal discharge, no sneezing or coughing. i havn't had the chance to examine her manure yet but in the coop i havn't seen anything out of place. all the other chickens look perfectly healthy.

    this is my little sister's favorite bird so i don't think she'd let me just cull her so please don't suggest it unless you think that is the only option. any idea on what's wrong?
     
  2. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my sister and i just watched her have a seizure and die.
     
  3. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    I am so very sorry to hear that she had a seizure and died in front of you and your Sister - that is awful for you both.

    Thinking of you at this time - sometimes our chickens die for reasons we will never know.

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  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks [​IMG]i would still like to know what happened. perhaps she had a tumor or something? idk.
     

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