Urgent!!! Sick chicken!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ilikehorses2, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. There is a chicken at a place I ride and the person who owns that place just called me and said one of the chickens sounds sick! He doesn't have a computer so he wanted me to look into it...

    The chicken has making a noise kinda like she is saying eeeeeeee all day!! The sound of the e is like the first e in egg.

    This is a hen that is maybe 3 years old and has notlaid an egg all fall neither has the other hens...
  2. Breed is phoenix!
  3. horsesNchickens

    horsesNchickens New Egg

    Oct 20, 2012
    could it be she might be egg bound?
  4. I don't know what to do if she is...
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    My chickens do that when they are laying a really big painful egg.
  6. She has been doing all day though and hasn't laid an egg since a few months!
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    They could try a warm water bath to see if she passes an egg. They would need to blow dry her feathers if it is cold though (don't know where you are from). I don't know if this would be helpful or not. You might google eggbound to see if it matches what they see.
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2012

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