Sick, droopy chicken and I leave town tomorrow for a month.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChristyDawn, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. ChristyDawn

    ChristyDawn In the Brooder

    Aug 5, 2009
    Moravian Falls, NC
    I need a little help. I went to the coop this morning and found two of my 4 month old SLW being roosted on by the other chickens! One hopped up and ran off after a few seconds but the other could really get out of his spot on the corner. He was droopy, and only took one sip of the water I offered. I set him down to see what he would do and he sat, couldn't really pick up his wings and when he tried to walk he went zig-zag (like he was drunk). I noticed some poo on his feathers around his butt and black speckles on his comb. I did not get a good look at them, so it may have just been dirt and poop from being sat on all night.
    I leave town tomorrow morning for a month and don't know what to do.
    Any advice is greatly appreciated.

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