Sick little girl

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lyon3mchics, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Lyon3mchics

    Lyon3mchics Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 17, 2010
    Northern Michigan
    I have an EE (1.5 yr old) that the last couple of days looks bad- she hasn't laid an egg in 4 days. She looks, all the sudden OLD, she has white feather showing - she is still active with her group but something is off - and I don't know what to look for.
  2. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    If she's still eating and pooping normally, she might be getting ready to start molting. Keep an eye on her.

    I just lost my 2-1/2 year old EE. I think an egg broke inside her. Poor girl, she had never molted, either. The rest of the flock had molted in previous years, during the fall. I think it's hard on them, especially when they're getting ready to molt.

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