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Sorry, I wasn’t meaning anything against your comment, I was just offering support to the OP for their efforts, because like you said, consider it good husbandry whether or not you’re able to affect the status of Mareks infections. I’m not far enough into Mareks myself to have an opinion on the...
So sorry for your loss. Cleaning and keeping your current hens comfortable and stress free is never a waste of time! A lot of Mareks strains mostly cause immune suppression, making the infected birds very susceptible to disease during times of stress. A lot of people think there is a lot to do...
Do you have access to a scale? That way you would *know* her weight gain or loss. Sour crop can sometimes be more of a symptom of something else going on, and not just an individual issue. How old is she? Have you checked for parasites? When was the last time they were de wormed?
Do you have a copy of the necropsy findings? Did they suggest histology? Birds can be clean on necropsy but riddled with issues at the cellular level when histology is performed in tissue samples. It’s usually a 50-100.00 addition after a necropsy.
which bird did you have necropsied? Old or young?