Sick chicken ..... Help.... Suggestions!

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  1. Naylorhenhouse

    Naylorhenhouse New Egg

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    Hello chicken owners,

    I have a 1.5 year old Black Copper Marron. I noticed she was sneezing and had a runny nose about a week and half ago. I scheduled a vet visit and the vet and he said she most likely had an upper respiratory infection. He sent us on our way with oral meds to take for 14 days 2x daily.

    She is almost on her second week.... She was eating normal and acting normal until yesterday. I noticed her laying down a lot and not very interested in anything. I also noticed besides her lack of activity .... Her comb has flopped over and is dark purple at the tips.

    I gave her a soak bath ... Thinking it might be egg bound and also have fed her yogurt.

    I am at a loss of what this turn is. Any help would be great. :):D
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Maybe give her vitamin supplements / electrolytes in her drinking water? It might perk her up a bit.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with your Marans.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Naylorhenhouse

    Naylorhenhouse New Egg

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    I've made an emergency vet visit this afternoon. I know the signs of a chicken going downhill. I am hoping we can catch whatever is going on with her before it's too late. I will keep you all posted on what the vet says might be wrong. Thank you all for the support!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    I hope she'll be ok, please keep us posted. [​IMG]
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    l am so sorry about your baby. [​IMG]It is never easy to watch them go down hill. I sure hope the vet can do something!!

    Keep us posted!!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hope she will be okay - [​IMG]
     

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