Sick hen PLEASE HELP she's our favourite...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cecilia, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. Cecilia

    Cecilia Out Of The Brooder

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    Oct 30, 2007
    Heya;

    One of our hens is acting really weird. For the past few days, she hasn't been eating much, and had a bit of trouble passing an egg a few days ago. All of today she's been sitting in one place (usually she hops the fence and free ranges all over our yard!), and when I just went out to see if anything was wrong, she did this weird sneezing thing. I picked her up to see if anything was funny with her vent, and when I placed her down, she sneezed out something wet (just water, I think), and then opened her beak and almost looked like she was trying to swallow something big, or maybe panting? Except she's breathing okay...anyways, that's about all the detail I have. If anyone knows what might be wrong with her/how I can help her be more comfortable, PLEASE HELP! We love her lots lots lots.


    with sincerity;

    cecilia
     
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Maybe gapeworms? Try doing a search on here, there have been other posts about them.
     

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