Very strange behaviour

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Channel23, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Channel23

    Channel23 New Egg

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    [​IMG] Hay everyone out there I sure could use some opions on this one. We have 3 backyard chooks, they lay very welll and seem very happy and friendly, the other day I noticed one of the ladies seem to be oblivious to the fact I was throwing pallets out. She seem diorentated and lost, she no longer follows the other two around and quiet often she is standing alone, puffed up, head tucked back and eyes closed. Someone suggested she may just have worms, does this sound right, or could it be something more serious, she is about 3 and a half years old now!
     
  2. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    She may be sick or have parasites.....I would repost this in the Emergencies..... section, also would be helpful if you can give info on ?runny or bloody poop, other symptoms. Is she eating? Drinking? Loosing feathers/molting? Any injuries? How does her crop look? Full/distended? Good luck but I would post in the other section, you'll likely get faster/better response.
     

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