Theres something wrong with my hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shannonq88, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. shannonq88

    shannonq88 Just Hatched

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    I came home yesterday from work to give my chickens some lettuce and I noticed the one was acting funny in the corner by herself. She was all fluffed up and looked like she was trying to force something out her vent. I picked her up but was not sure what or where to check. She had white runny poop coming out. After about 30 mins it seemed like she got an egg out and this was at 730 and night. She seemed to walk around a little bit more, but when I checked on her in the coop at 10 she was by herself on the corner of the perch. I have posted a few pictures. Let me know if you have any suggestions.[​IMG]
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  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    No need to worry..
    Nothing is wrong with your hen. You mentioned feeding lettuce...That can cause the watery poop and the straining was her laying her egg. 10 at night she was going to roost.
    Chickens are tough birds.
     
  3. shannonq88

    shannonq88 Just Hatched

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    Thank you!
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    You seem to worry a lot? That is fine, just remember they are chickens and things we worry about are usually nothing at all.
    First time Chicken owners have a hard time understanding what is going on? Believe me you will be a pro in no time!!

    Enjoy the hens!
     
  5. shannonq88

    shannonq88 Just Hatched

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    I do not usually worry a lot, but i have had my chickens for a year and never saw this happen before. this is also my first time mixing in new chicks. Ive had no problem with them getting wounds and cuts, but this was something I have not seen before
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    You don't know till you ask questions. Your doing great so far...
    Somethings even have me scratching my head at times...
     

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