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Sick hen please help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chelseajordan32, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. chelseajordan32

    chelseajordan32 New Egg

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    I have a 6 month old Dominique hen that is acting very sick. She has been laying under the hen house for two days. She will let you pick her up with no struggle what so ever which is not like her. When you sit her back down she just lays in the exact position you lay her in. Does not try to move at all, never stands. We have given her electrolytes, dewormer, ac vinegar. She's willingly eating and drinking water when we give it to her by hand but she will not move a bit to get it herself. She poops right where she's laying and it's very runny and a bit yellow. Other than that she has no other symptoms. All her feathers are good, no blood, no heavy breathing, no fluffed feathers or swollen anything. Eyes look clear but she does close them a lot to look like she's sleeping. Just very lethargic. Any help would be very appreciated!!
     
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    Can you take her to a vet?

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  4. MasterOfClucker

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    Keep giving her electrolytes etc and i would give her yogurt or you can buy a sav a chick digestive pack at tractor supply.Best of luck
     
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