1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Sleepy head

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tsopsta, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. Tsopsta

    Tsopsta Just Hatched

    16
    0
    14
    Oct 28, 2016
    My layer amber star sleeps all day and feels lazy to eat.. What can be the problem
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

    9,497
    2,426
    411
    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,289
    350
    191
    Jul 19, 2016
    Iowa
    Check for lice/mites near her vent and wings.Lice and mites will drain the energy out of the bird.
     
  4. Tsopsta

    Tsopsta Just Hatched

    16
    0
    14
    Oct 28, 2016
    There are no signs of lice, but she has lost weight drastically.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    What have you been feeding your Birds?


    Cheers!
     
  6. Tsopsta

    Tsopsta Just Hatched

    16
    0
    14
    Oct 28, 2016
     
  7. Tsopsta

    Tsopsta Just Hatched

    16
    0
    14
    Oct 28, 2016
    maize feed with some vitamins supplements
     
  8. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

     
    1 person likes this.
  9. Tsopsta

    Tsopsta Just Hatched

    16
    0
    14
    Oct 28, 2016
     
  10. Tsopsta

    Tsopsta Just Hatched

    16
    0
    14
    Oct 28, 2016
    Can I see a can I see a pic of the oyster shell
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by