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Rooster lifting legs high when walking

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Not strutting, looks like a soldier lifting legs high and straight out with each step. Has anyone ever seen this?
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If your roosters spurs  are really long,he has to walk really high,otherwise he'll trip himself.

I have a  few chickens.

2 barreds,named Falcon and Hawk

1 New Hampshire rooster named,Zeus

2 New Hampshire hens named,Vanillipe (One has no name)

1 silver laced Wyandotte named,Special girl

1 White Leghorn roosters named Foggy

3 black&red Sex links,(Black)angel,and one red is named little red,and the other one is Mrs.Prissy

And a few others that sadly,died

 

I have a 11 ducks.

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I have a  few chickens.

2 barreds,named Falcon and Hawk

1 New Hampshire rooster named,Zeus

2 New Hampshire hens named,Vanillipe (One has no name)

1 silver laced Wyandotte named,Special girl

1 White Leghorn roosters named Foggy

3 black&red Sex links,(Black)angel,and one red is named little red,and the other one is Mrs.Prissy

And a few others that sadly,died

 

I have a 11 ducks.

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I think some neurological conditions such as Mareks disease may cause that. Has he had any falls or injuries? I would start some poultry vitamins in his water each day that include riboflavin, thiamine, and vitamin E, in case of a vitamin deficiency. Continue to watch him for any possible paralysis of either leg or wings, or other symptoms.

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