sick chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by beginner, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. beginner

    beginner New Egg

    Aug 12, 2011
    hi everyone, this sick chicken is new to me. i have 6 rhode island reds. i just found one laying face down legs up, i thought it was dead but is not dead can not stand falls on her face. about 3 years old never seen anything like this before. is their anything i can do or is she dying. any advice will be very helpful as this is my first farm animal.
  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Can you edit your title to something more urgent? I don't know how to help you as I'm really new to this.. but type in caps HELP! VERY SICK CHICKEN - DYING!!! or something like that. You'll get quick responses. I'm sure someone can help! HUGS
  3. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Or we can come along and respond so the post gets bumped...
  4. beginner

    beginner New Egg

    Aug 12, 2011
    my chicken died during the night i looked around and i found out what i think killed my hen. the apartment behind me,who put their fence on my land sparyed for weeds and i think she got poisioned by the weed killer she was the friendliest hen i had. i am going monday to tell them move the fence or i will take it down. i am so ticked that hen suffered.
  5. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    Quote:Oh that sounds horrid [​IMG]
  6. jenni22776rn

    jenni22776rn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    Central Maine
    [​IMG] I am sorry..that is sad! Good luck with the fence issue!
  7. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2010
    Escondido CA
    I'd give them a bill for $25.00 as well, the cost of replacing a laying hen.

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