Sick Australorp Hen/Pullet? - (22 weeks)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by du808, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. du808

    du808 In the Brooder

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    Hi All,

    We have 22 week old Australorp Hen/Pullet. When we let them out today for some free ranging she seemed fine at firt but shorly after my wife found her sitting down with at one of her legs out to the side. She got up when approached but did the same thing again in a couple of minutes. She is very quiet and has been either sitting down the same as described or standing still with her neck pulled in ans sometimes with here eyes closed.

    She is normally very spritely and this is out of character.

    Has she got an illness? May she have eaten something she shouldn't have?

    Should we idolate her with some food and water and monitor her?

    What else can we do?

    Thanks for your help
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

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    It's hard to say. There's not enough symptoms to know. Could she have gotten overheated?
     
  3. du808

    du808 In the Brooder

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    More like she ate something poisonous.
    What's a good way to treat poisoning?
     

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