Plz help me my silkie is moving around but only little and is always sleeping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickenlayer101, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Chickenlayer101

    Chickenlayer101 New Egg

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    My little silkie chicken was sharing a coop with some turkeys and peck her head a couple of times :(now she is just sleeping and sometimes dosnt even move I don't know what to do I don't want her to die :(:(
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Chickens shouldn't be kept with turkeys. Since silkies are bantams and very low in the pecking order, they really can be in danger with larger chickens. I would bring her inside, keep her warm, and offer her water mixed with electrolytes (or even Gatorade or Pedialyte) with a dropper. She may have suffered a head injury, but I hope that she makes it.
     
  3. Chickenlayer101

    Chickenlayer101 New Egg

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    Thanks for u advice but unfortunately she pasted away:(
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I'm sorry that you lost her. Some silkies have a vaulted skull that can easily be seriously injured.
     

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