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  1. Eggcessive

    chicken won't stand up

    Thanks for the video. The swelling might be just positional, since she cannot move her leg. Do you notice how she sits on that left hock? That is another possible sign of Mareks.
  2. Eggcessive

    chicken won't stand up

    In addition to other articles about Mareks disease, these two are simple to understand: http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/Documents/vdl-mareks-disease-fact-sheet.pdf https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/the-great-big-giant-mareks-disease-faq.66077/
  3. Eggcessive

    chicken won't stand up

    Does her left or ankle or foot seem swollen? I would try to see if that foot could be broken or sprained, but I still worry about this being Mareks. If you take another video try to get it from her front where the legs and feet can be seen.
  4. Eggcessive

    chicken won't stand up

    Have you added any new birds to your flock in the past weeks or months? Mareks usually affects chickens under a year of age, unless a carrier exposes them later. Of course, an injury , vitamin deficiency, and other possible causes should be ruled out. Do you have a rooster who might have hurt...
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