Urgent help please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by razatheblade, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. razatheblade

    razatheblade New Egg

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    I've got a warren hen about 18 months old she has lost her balance and is curled up into a ball, doesn't seem interested in good or water and has little body weight, any iidea's what this could be? Thanks a lot [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It could be any number of things. Is she laying? Have you seen extra feathers laying around? Where are ou? Is there any swelling near her vent (like a stuck egg) or in her belly? Does she free range, and / or have access to compost? Have you ever wormed her, and if so, with what? Have you checked her flor lice / mites? Also answer over these questions:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/3569/have-an-emergency-disease-please-read-first/0_20
     
  3. razatheblade

    razatheblade New Egg

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    I imagine she wasn't laying, I use past tense because she sadly passed away last night, the was no stuck egg but she was a free range bird and would have had some access to compost at some point she was worked and liced aswell, thanks for the reply
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry for your loss! [​IMG]
     
  5. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Very sorry.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry for your loss. [​IMG]She probably had some sort of internal problem/infection.
     
  7. razatheblade

    razatheblade New Egg

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    Thanks for the reply's guys, would still like to know the problem if possible to make sure my other 5 don't get sick, thanks again :)
     
  8. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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