sick chicken or what? New chicken farmer

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by beerbaitnammo, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. beerbaitnammo

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    I am a new chicken farmer with an 8 hen flock and one of my skittish hens that hasnt started laying yet is laying in a dug out hole in the dirt and sound as if she might be coughing a little. She doesnt want to move unless i get too close. Is she sick? Are my other hens at risk? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
     

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