peahen seems sick any help please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jimmythechicken, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    she seemed fin yesterday then today my kid went down to feed them an she was just laying in the hay would not get up you could pet her an she would not move the peacock was fanning yesterday for the first time since we got him .what should i try i took picks of her
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  2. IcarusSomnio

    IcarusSomnio Songster

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    I would isolate her immediately, and bring her inside. Make sure to offer her water, and some non-medicated crumbles if you have them. I'd see if she'd also eat some crumbled egg yolk.


    Could just be that she's overheated, I had that yesterday with a duck.
     
  3. reesepoultry

    reesepoultry Songster

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    maybe you could try putting a frozen water bottle near her. see if maybe she is over heated. I would also make sure to offer her some nice ice cold water to try and cool down. I know in this heat I have had to offer my chickens and peacocks lots of fresh ice cold water several times a day.
     

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