what might be wrong and what can I do to help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rad28092, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. rad28092

    rad28092 New Egg

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    My chicken is not doing very well. She has some poop caked on her butt. She hasnt been eating. I put her in some warm water and washed her up. She can't really walk, her belly is swollen, and when I tried to check for a bound egg, White liquid came out her vent. I cant afford to take her to a vet, Any ideas what might be wrong and is there any thing I might can do to help her?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It's possible the while liquid indicates a broken egg in there -- but there are certainly other possibilities. I'd probably soak her in a warm bath then house her in a darkened, quiet place for a day or wto, maybe the bathroom tub, to see if rest and relaxing will help Of coure you can stick a lubricated finger up there a little ways to ee if you feel anything. I might even feed plain yogurt and apply plain yogurt around her bottom in case it is a fungal tupe infection.
     

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