I am yearning to retreat. I want to sit quietly and meditate and make the World go away just for a short while. Since Saturday I have been dealing with a hen that has had a prolapse. I clean her up, make her comfortable and keep my fingers crossed that the next day she will be well again. Today I phoned the vets who the hens are registered with and was told that they don't deal with chickens. They gave me the number of their sister surgery who told me that they don't deal with 'exotics'. The original vets then phoned me after being contacted by the other surgery and told me that a vet would see my hen in the morning to 'fix' the prolapse for £90.00. If I thought that this would work I may consider it but they had already gave me the impression that they don't know how to deal with poultry. Tonight I have bathed her, cleaned her and once again isolated her from the other hens. I hope that she will pass away overnight. I cannot bear to think that she may be suffering.