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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chkn15, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. chkn15

    chkn15 Chirping

    May 13, 2015
    I have a chicken that I'm not sure what to do with her. She was perfectly normal until she ate a piece of chip or a cheese puff. The other 8 chickens are fine. She has been standing with her feathers puffy and she did poop and it appeared normal to a little runny. She kept having spasms in her vent area. I thought maybe she was waiting to lay an egg. As soon as she went into the coop she went to the nesting box and has been sleeping there since. Anyone have any thoughts [​IMG]

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Please post in the "Emergenices/Diseases/Injures and Cures" section for the best results. Most likely, she has coccidiosis or is egg bound. Hope she get well soon.
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I agree - sounds like she is egg bound and can't get it moving along
  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


    Hope you are able to help her and get her back to feeling herself again.

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