Pullet has a hurt leg and seems sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SJchickens, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. SJchickens

    SJchickens Chirping

    Mar 13, 2015
    Long Island, NY
    My pullet has a hurt leg. She walks with a limp and it's been a week now with no improvement. She stopped laying entirely and seems to be digesting food very slowly. Her crop is full in the morning. If I touch her leg she pulls it back in pain. I posted a thread a few days ago and got some replies but now that she's not digesting I felt like I should post again. She is inside in a giant dog crate so that she can rest. Any help is appreciated.


    P.S. I noticed a few days ago before she stopped laying that she appeared to have been laying shell less eggs while roosting (She just started laying and along with the others sometimes would drop an egg while roosting) which would then break on the ground. Then she just stopped laying. She does have access to oyster shell.
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2015

  2. IceAngel

    IceAngel Songster

    May 2, 2013

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