Poorly rescue chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by youngalexrob, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. youngalexrob

    youngalexrob Out Of The Brooder

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    We adopted two rescue chickens 3 days ago. One is getting along just fine but the other one just stands there like a statue and will not eat or drink, we really dont want to lose her but dont know what to do to help her. Does anyone have any ideas on what we can do to help her?? We have had to take her out of the coop as our little Pekin Bantums keep attacking her. She is a 12 month old Brown Warren.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] . Maybe try putting a few pennies in her water can grab her attention. Also try giving her some live food. Birds that won't eat bird food may sometimes eat live food such as mealworms
     
  3. youngalexrob

    youngalexrob Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Kevin, I'll try it. She just worries me, the way she just stands there with her eyes shut.
     
  4. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Try posting in the emergency/disease section - look in the forum under raising backyard chickens. Good luck
     
  6. youngalexrob

    youngalexrob Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I will try.
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. You can also try a little sugar water with an eye dropper as a little pick me up. She does need to be kept hydrated. :thumbsup
     
  8. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] x2 on the sugar water, and maybe try some mashed up egg or yogurt?
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Hope she gets better [​IMG]
     

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