Sick Chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by itsybitsyfroggy, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen has been slowly decreasing in health. She and 3 other hens are 1 yr 3 months. they share the coop with 4 3 month old pullets. this hen's comb and wattles have become very pale and her wings are drooping. She tries to walk a little but cant keep up with her sisters. When she does try to walk she tips over like she is dizzy and can't keep her balance. she has been eating a little and doesn't appear to have lost much weight. Please help!
     
  2. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    Just took another look at her and i have a few things to add: her comb is not only pale but also thin and drooping and her breathing is deep and quite visible.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Does she have mites or lice? Has she been wormed recently?
     
  4. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    She just passed away, but thank you for the reply. I hope it was nothing contagious
     

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