2 Month Old Keets having trouble walking/balancing

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by CarlisleCluck, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. CarlisleCluck

    CarlisleCluck In the Brooder

    Keets are walking with their wings spread out as if to help with balance. This has been happening for 3 days. They take a few steps with their wings outstretched and then sit down. Their legs and feet appear fine (straight), their heads are fine (not turning backwards) and they don't walk backwards. Any ideas? They have not been ill. I have a picture but it won't let me post it...

  2. gguineasfamily

    gguineasfamily Chirping

    Jan 23, 2013
    Brisbane, QLD Australia
    All I can think of is put them on vitamins. My guineas always had extremely good balance except the one who walks on his knees. Good luck!
  3. CarlisleCluck

    CarlisleCluck In the Brooder

    We increased their protein intake and gave them some vitamins and they have all recovered. Yay! Thank you to everyone who replied.
  4. soldier

    soldier Chirping

    Jun 3, 2011
    Could be coccida
  5. Buttercup902

    Buttercup902 In the Brooder

    Jun 2, 2014
    thanks for the update. Interesting.

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