2 month chick weak having trouble standing.

Chicken Rustler

Grabs em n runs
10 Years
Feb 17, 2009
Ethel, Washington
My Coop
My Coop
1) What type of bird , age and weight.
I ws told it is a FBCM when it was given to me. About 2+ months.
2) What is the behavior, exactly.
Very weak uses spread wings to help balance, kind of crawls on belly trouble standing
3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms?
just started today
4) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma.
see no bleeding or other sign of trauma
5) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation.
no known causes
6) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all.
16% mash and plain water. I have seen it eat today but not sure about water intake.
7) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc.
Normal but rather firm. what I would call a little dry.
8) What has been the treatment you have administered so far?
9 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet?
treat my self.
10) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help.
11) Describe the housing/bedding in use
housed in barn with wood floor covered by fir shavings. Also was with 14 others about the same age. None of the others are showing any ill symptoms.
Thanks for any help

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