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sick Rhode Island Hen :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken603, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. chicken603

    chicken603 Out Of The Brooder

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    a few bowls that hold about a quart or so
     
  2. chicken603

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    ok will do! I have been using a syringe about how much do get her to drink?
     
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    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know but i had filled the syringe about four times about once in the morning and then I gave her another filled syringe or two in the afternoon before they head in
     
  4. chicken603

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    we'll give it a try, i'll let you know how she does
     
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    Ok so do u have a bowl or bowls to be a gallon or two gallons
     
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    i mixed it in a gallon jug and filled dishes
     
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    Ok just make sure she is eating enough and drinking enough of the water to be effective
     
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    i'll try she did take 2 syringes of the med water but not happily. Now she's laying with her head by the bowl taking some herself. NOT eating though, hasn't for a few days now
     
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    Mine did not eat either and did not take the food happily or the water but it was well worth it because she has been acting a lot better eating drinking and actually fighting for food when before she didn't care if she ate or not
     
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    What kind of feed do you have
     

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