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When your chicken starts to gets ill its important to treat anything fast. Once a chicken is ill enough to lay on her side the outcome does not look good.
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Understand that chickens outside are walking on the ground and can pick up disease from birds that fly overhead or winds that blow bacteria. Be sure to use safe health practices when handling your chickens.
If You Have An Ill Chicken
Put her in a cage or crate and make sure that she is warm. Wrap a towel around her if she seems stressed. Keep her in quiet location
She needs to stand up and walk at least once in 24 hours
Keep her away from other chickens
Look for any injuries
Try to see if she will eat food or drink anything
My suggestion: If your chicken is sick call your own vet OR what I use is garlic and turmeric added to water and a real good poultry probiotic spray .