Swollen feet and lethargy?

InsaneBreeder

Songster
9 Years
Feb 12, 2010
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Kurtistown, Hawaii
I have a BR whom I noticed was just standing around and not moving or free-ranging with the other chickens, so I picked her up and noticed that her feet are swollen. Also, judging from the mess on her rear fluff, she probably has diarrhea. Does anyone know what this is?

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dawg53

Humble
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Have you checked the bottom of her feet for bumblefoot? I recommend you clean her rear end and visually inspect her vent area for lice/mites. When was the last time you wormed her? All of these factors could contribute to lethargy and you need take action or she'll get weak and eventually die.
 

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