very thin and lethargic hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by snazzyboots, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just got 2 new girls. i was told that they are 24 weeks. red sex links. one of them is doing very well but the other one is VERY thin and lethargic and stays to herself mostly. she was eating this weekend but not much now. i think she has laid an egg on sunday. i'm going to go get a wormer today. any other suggestions will be appreciated. thank you
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    can you post some pictures?
     
  3. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i will try to get some. just looking at her it isn't as apparent but when i hold her i can feel it. the only thing i notice when looking at her is that she looks "dumpy"
     
  4. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looked better a minute ago then laid down and looked dumpy again
     
  6. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    try isolating her and hand feeding her. you can also add some electrolytes to her water, or if you can't get that some sugar
     

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