Sick chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 6 girls, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. 6 girls

    6 girls New Egg

    Oct 24, 2015
    We are new to raising chickens this year. We have had our 6 chickens for about 5 months. Rescently one of our chickens is hunched up her comb is flopped over and has very loose stool. The other chickens have started to chase and peck at her. Ever since they started laying we have only got 5 eggs, not sure which one is not laying. Any ideas to what could be wrong with her?
  2. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


    You may want to try posting in the "emergencies" forum to get a better response. Be sure to include other details like if she has lost weight, if she is eating/drinking, if you have ruled out things like lice/mites, etc.
  3. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and :welcome

    We are glad you joined us! X2 on trailers advice, also could you post a picture of her so that we can get a better look? It may be something serious, and then it may be as simple as the type of breed she is, some breeds combs flop over like that. Hope I can help to see what's wrong with her.
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    a picture would help if she isn't the type of breed to have a floppy comb
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your girl.
  7. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry to hear about your sick hen. [​IMG]It sounds to me like she could have some sort of internal laying problem, but I'd definitely post in the Emergencies (linked to by NorthFLChick) section for more answers.

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