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Buff rock hen cannot stand or move.

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I have a 9 month old Buff Rock hen who is very ill. Yesterday she was standing on one leg and wouldn't leave the coop. I suspected egg binding but did not feel an egg when I checked. Now today she can't stand or move. She's just laying on her side shaking. She won't even open her eyes. The vet here said they can't do much for her. I have her in the house wrapped up. She will eat a bit out of my hands. Last week one of my white wyandottes seemed sick so I brought her in and she seemed better after 4 days inside. Now her waddles are discolored again and she just sits besides preening herself occasionally. Does this sound like Mareks? I'm new to chicken keeping. Thanks!
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I don't know much about Mareks but figured I'd post this thread http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/135247/st-johns-wort might be useful.

17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 3 roos, 7 hens. Also a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits + 17 chicks.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars, brown pigeons and silver coturnix quail.

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17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 3 roos, 7 hens. Also a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits + 17 chicks.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars, brown pigeons and silver coturnix quail.

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