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sick chicken help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cherylcohen, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    We got 4 chickens (our first) only to find out from another breeder (where we got 4 more) that that ranch had mereks. We now have a sick chicken from teh 1st breeder. She is not moving aroudn much, sitting mostly, when she stands she is wobbly. Her eyes are still brown but she's obvisouly sick. she ate a little fruit tonight, but she's also not growing like the others. She is about 4 months old.
     
  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid you will probably have to cull that one. Get her away from the others immediately, and get all of them medicated. I don't know much about specific diseases, but you might unfortunately need to cull all your flock. [​IMG]
     
  3. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

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    she has meraks and won't probably last the day, she is separated and I think I need to sanitize the coop somehow. The others are fine and arn't displaying any symptoms
     

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