Sick chicken! I don't know what's wrong...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by seiglinde, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. seiglinde

    seiglinde New Egg

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    Hello. I don't know what's wrong with my hen Two days ago it rained and she got wet. Yesterday it was sunny but we don't think she was able to dry properly. She's an indoor hen meaning she sleeps in a little box with hay in our living room but spends her days outside.

    Yesterday we couldn't find her. If that happens she usually goes up our tree and hides out for the night. Instead today in the morning we found her outside shivering with her feathers fluffed up and had liquid all over her beak. We've tried to warm her up but it's not working. She threw up water about 3 times in the past 6 hours. She's sleeping and quietly breathing. She won't eat she won't get up. Her legs seem stuff. What's wrong?
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does her crop feel squishy.Sounds like sour crop to me.
     
  3. seiglinde

    seiglinde New Egg

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    No it's not squishy. It could be that because she didn't poop the past hours until right now. It was yellow and green. I think it was her egg...
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. seiglinde

    seiglinde New Egg

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    Thank you for the link. It describes her condition perfectly well. I will make an appointment with her vet asap. Hopefully she makes it through. She's usually so lively and her droppings were always solid so I didn't think anything was wrong.

    Sunshine helped. She's not freezing like she was in the morning and she got up from her box and moved to the shade. She's still not eating which is worrying me. Thank you for your help!
     
  6. seiglinde

    seiglinde New Egg

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    She just passed. Thanks for your help.
     
  7. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for your loss.[​IMG]
     

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