I got 5 chicks around Christmas that were vaccinated. One of them started stumbling around when I let them out to roam free yesterday morning. She has an appetite and really wants to get up and go but falls over and really has a difficult time getting back up. It is breaking my heart and I do not know what to do!!!
Help....My 10 week old Blue Cochin cant stay balance
I believe with the Mereks vac, it doesn't mean that they can not get the disease, it only means they can build an immunity to it. So if it is something like Mereks, it can spread through dander, in the wind or on the soles of your shoes. It can infect an entire flock and you may not know because not all birds show symptoms. However, i recently had something similar happen in my flock, and it turned out the hen had an extreme vitamin deficiency. Try some vitamins in the water. The vitamins are meant for chickens, i prefer getting it on amazon because its cheaper than your neighborhood grain store. I would separate the sick hen immediately and get her some moistened food, maybe with applesauce and if she will drink, some water.