Please help poorly chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hsunderland, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. hsunderland

    hsunderland New Egg

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    Hi all New to this site that really need help with my poorly chicken Margo I have three chickens Margot is the oldest that 2 1/2 years old she has really bad diarrhoea green sometimes sometimes white she is stooped and with her backend hanging down she has eaten a little bit and drunk a bit but not a huge amount it's about 2° here in England quite cold I don't know whether to bring her in or leave her with the flock please help
     
  2. RLasseter

    RLasseter Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm no expert, but from what I've learned so far, you should always separate one that's sick from the rest of your flock. I'm in Florida so I'm definitely biased... I say bring her in and get her warm then evaluate her symptoms from there.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Try posting in the "Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries and Cures" section.
     
  4. hsunderland

    hsunderland New Egg

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    Thank you for this - if you bring her in so you make the box dark and let her sleep or keep it open?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If she is that ill, I think she would like to sleep in a box maybe on a towel . Would she be in a heated room? Do you think she is eggbound? Please post on the "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures thread - in full detail. Even a photo of how she looks could help with their diagnosis......Hope she can be put right.
     
  6. RLasseter

    RLasseter Out Of The Brooder

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    How is Margo?
     
  7. hsunderland

    hsunderland New Egg

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    Thanks for the concern I haven't brought her in but she has perked up a bit..here is a pic of her today [​IMG]
     
  8. hsunderland

    hsunderland New Egg

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    Her back end is still messy and sore and when not active she looks cold [​IMG]
     
  9. RLasseter

    RLasseter Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you check to see if there is blood in her stool?
     

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