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Sick layer- what do you think it is?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by minnesotachicken, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. minnesotachicken

    minnesotachicken In the Brooder

    May 25, 2010
    South Metro
    PHOENIX, my 1 year old red sexlink-

    Normaly very active, this morning in the back of the coop- did not come out with other girls. At 2:00 this afternoon, still in coop. Went and got her- brought inside- gave cool bath- layed her in shade. Yesterday was VERY hot, but today was fine weather. No outward symptoms/ injuries, just lethargic and quiet, but still alert. I think she layed her egg while in the coop. ( Hers looks similar to one of the other girls eggs!) Than she pooped- white with light green tinge.

    Still laying in same spot at 8:00 tonight- put her in tractor away from the others. Gave water with salt/potassium, sugar, and probiotic powder- she only took a few drinks, but otherwise has not ate/ drank. What do you think is wrong? What else can I do for her?

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