Sick Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by magg, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. magg

    magg New Egg

    Jun 8, 2012
    Hi Can any one help

    My 19 week old chick had a go at my top hen now my top hen is acting strange she not eating much and just sitting around most of the day its not like her at all could it be stress and if so what can i do to help her.
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    It could be any number of things. Yes, stress could be involved. It could be she is sick and the younger one attacked because she knew this. I would at least provide a second feeder and waterer if you don't have them already, in a different place, so hopefully she gets a chance to eat and drink.

    It might help if you answer the questions in the sticky at the top of the emergencies forum.

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