Unknown Illness - Help and advice please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crazybantams, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. crazybantams

    crazybantams New Egg

    Sep 10, 2015
    Hi All,

    We have a orloff bantam that we found sitting on the floor outside, tail down, not moving, eyes closed, not eating or drinking about 3 days ago. It was late evening so we quickly assembled a cage inside, food and water, and left her to it, not expecting her to make the night. She had that egg bound waddle and we feared we had probably found her too late.
    Next morning she was up, tail up, pacing the cage with a 'let me out of hear attitude' so we did and she was eating drinking running about with the others. However come evening back to the same symptoms so we brought her back in overnight again.

    And repeat again.... We have since had two eggs off her, one was a bit large and mishapen but the other normal. She continues to droop in the evening but we have no idea what is wrong with her.

    Poo normal, no discharge anywhere, eating and drinking, laying regularly as she ever did.

    Symptoms - tail down, sitting on floor, droopy, 'waddling'.

    We have started a course of antibiotics as a precautionary measure and have wormed her as a precaution. Seperated from others as a precaution.

    If anyone has experienced this, has any thought or help and advice it would be appreciated! Never had anything like this!

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