WL w/ pale comb, lethargic, eyes closing, head shaking, thin, watery crop, help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kristenm1975, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She laid an egg yesterday and only today seemed off. She's usually really feisty but she's just been sitting in her coop all day. I gave the hens some leftover burger earlier yesterday. Wondering if she might have swallowed too big a bite and it's causing sour crop.

    I tried massaging her crop and she several times opened and closed her mouth like she was burping. No foul smell. I tried holding her upside down and massaging hr crop and she did dribble out a little clear fluid, but again no bad smell and no vomit.

    I put ACV in their water, and will possibly mix some olive oil in with their feed tomorrow morning just to help grease things along.

    She isn't egg bound. I checked that too. She has no visible parasites anywhere. She's on organic layer pellets.

    Thanks for any suggestions!
     
  2. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bump.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Worm her.
     
  4. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning she is just sitting there, but with all her feathers puffed out a bit. Worse, now there's another hen doing the same thing, with the eyes going shut and head drooping.

    Will look up worming. Thanks.
     

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