sick chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by taxchicken, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. taxchicken

    taxchicken New Egg

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    my chicken just sits in a corner and can't get up on the roost at night. She looks good just very lethargic. No idea what to do.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    To help figure out what is wrong with your chicken, I need more information.

    How old is she? Can she walk properly, or does she limp, walk upright and stiffly, etc.? What are you feeding her, and has she ever been wormed?Is her crop hard, flat, or balloon like and squishy? I would also check for mites and lice, as they can make chickens lethargic. Just look under the feathers near the vent, tail, neck, and wings for any black/yellow moving specks.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2. I agree, we need more information.
     

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