Tail Feathers Pointing Down and Seems Lacking Energy

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hopsdog, May 26, 2010.

  1. hopsdog

    hopsdog Hatching

    May 26, 2010
    We found a very tame hen on a popular running trail not near any homes. We took the hen in and gave her a home. About 2-3 months have passed and she has adapted very well. She co-mingles with the dogs and comes running to greet us when we're home. She has not produced any eggs. She looks to be a Rhode Island Red or a Production Red. Our concern is the past 2 days her energy seems to have significantly declined. She is still eating/ drinking. Her tail feathers are also pointing down, and it is almost as though she has a hump on her lower back. Any thoughts or comments would be greatly appreciated.
    Last edited: May 26, 2010
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

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