Shivering, heavy breathing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by theacw, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 1 year old silkie that I took in about a month ago. The past few days she has been acting weird, and I initially thought broody. She is constantly in the nest with her body sort of flat and hasnt laid for almost a week. If I take her out she just plops down into that same position in the nest, sort of flat. Today, I took her out and she was shivering/shaking when I was holding her. I noticed it yesterday too when I set her down in the yard. Now she is breathing sort of heavy. I just want to make sure nothing is wrong. I just lost a hen a few days ago so a little paranoid

    The video shows her heavy breathing but before I grabbed my camera she was even breathing more hard. I actually thought she was going to throw up because they were such deep breaths and her throat area puffs up so much




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    Last edited: Sep 24, 2012
  2. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thoughts anyone?

    I am making a loooong trip to the vet with my other chicken in an hour and I want to make sure this is normal in case I need to bring her too
     
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