dark comb, weak legs.

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Re: dark comb, weak legs.

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:21 am

No, she hasn't paid since late Spring, unless she was hiding a nest somewhere, which is possible because her comb was a good shade of red before it went purpley. Definitely not currently laying though and is molting a little, so I'm hoping she won't lay anymore this year. I'm not sure if the drain on her body's resources would harm her further.
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Re: dark comb, weak legs.

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:34 pm

C.C. has taken a sudden turn for the worse today. She's posturing, it's her time. I'm going to miss her yelling at me when I'm late with her supper :/
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Re: dark comb, weak legs.

Post by Killerbunny » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:51 pm

Sorry to hear that.
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Re: dark comb, weak legs.

Post by Jaye » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:23 pm

Oh, no, Jan. That's sad. At least you had a bit more time with her. hugs.
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Re: dark comb, weak legs.

Post by WLLady » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:19 am

I am just catching up on this now....the full abdomen is ascites and that seals it for me-heart issues. I am sorry its her time, but glad she got to live her days with you!!!
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