Sick pullet with a limp neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shifty Joe, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. Shifty Joe

    Shifty Joe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2010
    Bentonville Arkansas
    In need of some advice, I've got a 5 month old speckled sussex that is in a bad way. This morning she was found sitting in the nesting box with her head hanging limp out of the box. Now I will point out, today was a hot day (100 degrees) however being that we found her at 10:30 am I do not think it was that hot. I am wondering about her possibly being egg bound, however despite following several posts on BYC I haven't found any evidence of an egg. Tonight she is still able to stand however is unable to lift her head. We have been able to get a bit of water in her, but she is unable to drink on her own.

    So, thought? Is this heat stroke, egg bound, something else I should be looking at?

    Any help would be appreciated.
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Last edited: Aug 12, 2010
  3. Asbouk

    Asbouk New Egg

    Jun 2, 2011
    I have a 5 month old barred rock pullet with the same symptoms!! What happened to yours did you figure out how to treat it? Did survive?
    Sorry but I am new at this and I can use any help I can get.



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