LETHARGIC CHICKENS

by Andrea albritton
(FL)

I have two chickens that won't walk around much. They take a couple steps then sit back down. Eating and drinking but not a lot. I don't know what is wrong with them.

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MUCH MISSING INFORMATION
by: Sharon

I'm so sorry, but there is little I can say about your chickens. I have no idea how old they are, what breed, what kind of enclosure you keep them in, how they are fed and cared for, how long you've had them, how long they have been like this, etc.

All the things I mentioned above are factors in chicken health. Have you checked them for parasites? Do they have access to clean water and a good basic chicken feed, plus greens and other foods? Are they on wire, or do they live in a coop and yard? Do you have other chickens that are healthy? Are those chickens the same age and breed? Have you added in any new chickens recently, or did you get these recently?

With no photo of their condition & no idea of how they are kept & other details there isn't enough information I can give to help.

All my questions above are what you need to take into account when understanding a health problem. It's possible these chickens are just old and nearing the end of their life expectancy. If you know what breed they are you can check on line and see how long they are supposed to live. Some breeds only live a couple of years, while other breeds can live 8 - 30 years.

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