PLEASE HELP!! i think my hen has ascites

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ginacleaner, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. ginacleaner

    ginacleaner Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello I think my hen has ascites. she is a 1 yr old silver line!
    yesterday she vomited a clear jelly like substance! and she has a bluish/purple comb! she is lieing down a bit in the day but she isn't panting and she hasn't go a bloted tummy!

    thanks!! [​IMG] she is such a lovely hen i don't want to lose her!!
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Her crop feels normal, she hasn't got any discharge coming from anywhere. i dont think she has eaten anytheing moldey or rotten she free ranges tho. she has been off couler since she split her vent wich i brought her in for it to heal. she just stands hunched up all the time. :-(
    thank you for replying. :)
     
  4. ginacleaner

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    i don't think she has it. i looked at her this morning and her comb was red. mabey she has a tumor :-(
    thank you for you help!
     
  5. Wyorp Rock

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    Has she been wormed?
    What does her poo look like?
     
  6. ginacleaner

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    she has been wormed recently. Her poo is a bright yellow i am not sure if thats right. she is fine today and she is ppecking around she seems to enjoy wet wether!! [​IMG]
    thank you! :)
     
  7. Wyorp Rock

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    I hope she continues to do better, I wish you well!
     
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    Thank you so much for your help. she has been ill for weeks now but she has sudenly purcked up now!!! strange thing!![​IMG]
     

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