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SEATTLE - Lethargic Hen - Needs new home alone or with very docile hen

Discussion in 'Animals In Need of Free Re-Homing' started by kamrhein, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. kamrhein

    kamrhein New Egg

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    We have a gentle hen named Eleanor, a buff Grahma chicken. A few months ago, she started acting ill and lethargic and was getting picked on by the rest of the flock. Two vet visits later, we are still unsure what is causing her behavior, but we do know that she does not have a contagious parasite or disease. She has trouble standing and walking, and mostly sits in a corner (she still eats, drinks, poops). We unfortunately do not have the space to isolate her from the chickens who are pecking on her, but recognize that she needs to either be alone or with one or two very docile other chickens.

    Anyone out there interested in giving this gentle girl a sanctuary for the rest of her days?

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  2. Dustystrail

    Dustystrail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you located?
     
  3. Dustystrail

    Dustystrail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha, never mind I can't read. Sorry I'm not closer.
     
  4. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to have her, she could be in with my silkies, only problem is that I'm in Michigan...
     
  5. kamrhein

    kamrhein New Egg

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    Thanks anyway! If you know of anyone in the Seattle area who might be able to help, I'm willing to drive a little ways!
     
  6. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The closest person to Washington I know lives in Minnesota. Wish I could help.
     
  7. chocol8bikini

    chocol8bikini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And she's not egg bound? That's so wierd, does the vet have any idea? Is she still laying? I'm in Bow.
     
  8. chocol8bikini

    chocol8bikini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *washington
     
  9. kamrhein

    kamrhein New Egg

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    She's not egg bound, and the vet is unsure what is causing her behavior. She suspects it is chicken cancer or some other chronic illness, or possibly a neurologic issue. Where in WA are you?
     
  10. chocol8bikini

    chocol8bikini Chillin' With My Peeps

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