Please help me figure out whats wrong w my Isa hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheChips, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. TheChips

    TheChips Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need your help on what to do and what this might be.

    She has been lethargic most of the day only wanting to stand in 1 position. Her bottom is all messy as if she has diarrhea. She is flexing her rectum a lot. Her tail is a little droopy.

    I tried to give her an orange which is her favorite but she refused. I put her on top of the coop roof where the water is and shes been there in the same area. I put a little bit of vinegar to losses up the crop in case thats it.

    UPDATE: I went outside to check on her again she still wont eat or drink. Tomorrow Im going to clean her butt and bottom feathers and try to give her food/water by hand. If you have advice its much needed thank you in advance.

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  2. TheChips

    TheChips Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bump anyone?
     
  3. TheChips

    TheChips Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also her crop is empty
     
  4. gruffy

    gruffy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm what does her stomach feel like? And when did you first notice this?
     
  5. gruffy

    gruffy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks similar to egg binding internal laying or an infection with its tail down and the vent and suddenly coming on. But there is a chance it could be a bug I'd say for tonight treat her for stress take her in wrap her in a warm towel give her a soft nest and put her in a dark warm spot. Sometimes that's all it takes and they're totally different in the morning. If you think it's just a stomach bug try some yogurt and lemon juice. I used to work at a wildlife rescue center and they use that all the time for upset stomach
     
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