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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickengirl1029, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. chickengirl1029

    chickengirl1029 New Egg

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    This past week i was out of town and left my healthy chickens behind. I had a neighbor watching them that had done it many times before. When i came back I found zombie like chickens. They had very low activity which is VERY odd.One was walking around with its eyes closed. and protecting the food even though she wasn't eating it. A few have a yellow substance coming out of their nose and most of them are lethargic. Only about 4 of them are up to par but the others aren't looking too good. Their egg production has slowed down a lot. We just dusted them about a week ago. They have also started eating their eggs. Please help ASAP!!!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

    Try posting in the "Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries and Cures" section.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - I hope that the ER guys can help you out.

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Did you ask your chicken sitters about it? I wonder what happened to them - seems very strange. Hope the ER folks can help you out. Post in fullest details, add photos or even better video of what they look like and how they are acting.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I wonder if their feed got wet & spoiled. Moldy food can kill them .
     

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