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Sick hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fulnicho, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. Fulnicho

    Fulnicho Hatching

    Aug 9, 2013
    We have a hen who has lost the use of her legs and is very weak. We have given her nutrients suggested by the farm shop we bought her from. She has not improved over the last two days. We are giving her water. She has a very watery discharge which has a very strong smell. Is she suffering? she doesn't appear to be. Anyone have some advice?

  2. fiberart57

    fiberart57 Songster

    May 31, 2009
    Try to get her to eat an egg. You could hard boil it and mash it up or scramble it. Make it so it's easy to digest.

    Try to keep her warm and quiet.

    Good luck, Mary

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