3 yo RSL with leg problem, please help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bawk_bawk, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. bawk_bawk

    bawk_bawk In the Brooder

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    My 3 yo RSL is unable to walk. She is keeping her right leg tucked up underneath her when she stands and she is trying as hard as possible to not stand on it. She starts freaking out when I touch her hock and her stool is dark green and runny. Is it possible it's Mareks? :(
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Probably not Marek's. Marek's presents as paralyzed leg(s) sticking out, not tucked in. She likely has an injury to the leg. Check it over and let us know what you find.
     
  3. bawk_bawk

    bawk_bawk In the Brooder

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    I've ruled out a broken bone, and she doesn't have any punctures to her foot pads. A friend of mine said possibly a pulled muscle... What should I do in the mean time? I'm afraid if I put her on the roost she'll jump down and break her other leg.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

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    Is she better yet?
     

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