yokohama hen very lethargic and looks like she wants to sleep.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by holyshihtzu, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. holyshihtzu

    holyshihtzu Out Of The Brooder

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    upon reading in the forum of differnt issues, I cannot see anything wrong with her other than she is not running at the food like normal. she is about 7 months old. no eggs from her as of yet. it was about a cold windy 40 degrees last night. she currently sleeps in a dog crate with a polish she gets along with (they are new chickens for my flock). her box is kept inside a uninsulated garage overnight and is brought out into a separate area within the chicken run during the day til it starts getting dark. she was normal yesterday when i put her to bed, this morning she can barely stand, eyes shut most of the time with little movement otherwise. I know that yokos are not cold hardy as it starts, so I put her in warm sunlight that maybe it will warm her up. does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. holyshihtzu

    holyshihtzu Out Of The Brooder

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    update: my yoko is gone. Not sure what was the issue still. the polish seems normal. from now on I will stick to birds that are happy in most climates not that like heat and are out in a colorado october.
     
  3. stargirl

    stargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry you lost her :( It sounds like you did everything you could. I'm not familiar with the breed but I'd be surprised if the cold was the cause - it sounds more likely that she had some internal problem, maybe an infection, to take her so quickly. Best of luck with the rest of your flock xx
     
  4. holyshihtzu

    holyshihtzu Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for your post.
     
  5. PrincessKristin

    PrincessKristin Out Of The Brooder

    I'm sorry for your loss, I lost a Banty today to a preditor, I feel your loss :(:hugs
     
  6. holyshihtzu

    holyshihtzu Out Of The Brooder

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    im very sorry for your loss
     

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