Shivering Chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Karra30, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. Karra30

    Karra30 New Egg

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    Went out this morning to do the chores and found one of my chickens under the heat lamp shivering and the others has pecked on her [​IMG]. I brought her in and has been laying in front of a heater wrapped in towels. She does not want to eat but will drink if I bring the water to her. She tries to move her head and it starts waving around. All the other chickens seem fine. She is about 2-3 years old.

    Any advice?
     
  2. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check her crop for impaction. When the sway their heads they are trying to adjust their crops.
     
  3. Karra30

    Karra30 New Egg

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    Will do! Thank you!
     
  4. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are welcome.
     
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  5. Karra30

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    Well she is still alive.. She started to get a little better and now her head arches to her back every so often and is sitting crooked. I don't expect her to make it. Just wondering if there is anything else I can do.
     
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