this girl is upset!! sounds like she is crying/ whailing / having trouble breathing. HELP!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by johnson5under5, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. johnson5under5

    johnson5under5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I went out to the coop this morning to find one of my hens very upset... She souls like she is crying or almost like a cow. It is the saddest thing. she makes the cow sounding noise when she exhales and then a softer one when she inhales. she is a22 week old americana.
     
  2. soler

    soler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have no idea, sorry. bumping it up.

    any chance she is trying to lay her first egg and having some trouble? feel her abdomen gently and see if you feel and egg shape or it's swollen/distended.
     
  3. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    Try putting her in a warm bath of water - she may well be stressing in laying a first egg ( as the previous poster has suggested) - hope all goes well for her!

    Suzie
     

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