sickly chicken, can you help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kanga77510, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen is not doing so well. She seems to be losing weight, and having a breathing issues. It sounds wet, rattling when she breathes. Yesterday she didn't get down from the perch with the rest of the flock, and her R nose was goobered up with a yellowish something. Her R eye was closed as well. The yellow stuff does have small odor, much like the feed grains. Also her mouth foams a little.

    I have her away from the rest of the flock and with food and water. Water currently has some duramyacin for good measure.

    Details of bird: age unknown; breed is red sex link, unsure of her egg producing I know she didn't lay yesterday.

    Thanks, everyone!
     
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    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, she is still alive but weak. I got a few ounces of medicated water into her, the sulmet like other posters suggested. We also managed to get a few bites of cooked chicken in her as well. It was leftover in the crock pot, and I figured it would help. She is still in my garage. Boy, I hope she pulls through.
     

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