Should I be Worried???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Jesseschickens, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Jesseschickens

    Jesseschickens Songster

    Jan 4, 2010
    somewhere in Pa
    I think my poor little butterscotch was stung by a bee. What can i do to help her???



    she is still eating so she can see!

    My pooooooooooooorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr baby!!!!![​IMG] i feel so bad for her
  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    I don't know for sure, but I would do a search in the emergencies section. I think there are some diseases that start with a swollen face/eye. Hopefully it's just a bee sting and she'll be fine in a day or 2. [​IMG]
  3. I had a hen get pecked on the eyelid and it was swollen like that. It doesn't really look diseased. I'd give it a few days and if the swelling doesn't go down, seek more information. I know how it feels when a hen gets hurt. They are really very vulnerable, aren't they? Good luck! [​IMG]

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