what happened to my serama?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mypurtychickens, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. mypurtychickens

    mypurtychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    my serama has been acting really down lately,she doesnt hold her tail up and doesnt move much. so i decided to inspect her and found a quarter-sized hole under her right wing. there was a chicken hawk on top of their pen yesterday and i dont know if he coud have reached his head in there or his foot. but i also have lost 3 chicks in the last 2 days to an unknown predator. but it was getting them in the middle of the day and i found all of the feather piles. so i believe that it was the chicken hawk. any ideas?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    A hawk can and will injure or kill birds through the wire of their cages - depending upon the mesh size.
  3. mypurtychickens

    mypurtychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    i just noticed that her poop is runny too. so i think she has an infection because she is acting sick. i will keep her inside and clean the wound.it seems pretty deep. i hope she lives through it. pray....

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by