Sick Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by km759, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. km759

    km759 New Egg

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    Hello, Can anyone tell me what is wrong with this chicken? I gave her boss seeds. Do you think she has mites? She is still laying eggs. I have another wyndotte. I think she is egg bound. I soaked her in warm water and cleaned her but I am afraid to do anything. what shoud I do to help her? thanks any help would be great.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Your photo is a bit blurry and you don't really say what your specific concern is - there does appear to be some bare spot(s) on the birds neck, is that the concern?
     
  3. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a picture that is less blurry?
     
  4. km759

    km759 New Egg

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    yes, she looks like her feathers are stripped.
     
  5. km759

    km759 New Egg

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    Sorryy, Thats the best I can do.Its
     
  6. km759

    km759 New Egg

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    My other chicken is real sluggish. She hasnt laid an egg in a few days. I tried soaking her in warm water and cleaned her up a little bit. but you can tell she isnt right. I cant see anything but I do think she has an egg stuck. what can i do to help her?
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Have you gently palpated her from the outside to see if you feel an egg like mass near the vent? You can also wash, glove (if you want) and lube a finger - gently insert it in her vent about an inch or so and see if you encounter an egg. Is she walking like a penguin, squatting and straining, etc?
     
  10. km759

    km759 New Egg

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    Yes, She is walking like a penquin. I will try that method. Thanks.
     

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