7 month hen not standing.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hamptoncourt, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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    She was found today on the coop floor. I gave her food and water and a 20 minute soak. I checked for a bound egg, felt nothing. She deficated but will not stand. She one of 13 all treated for marek disease. Any ideas?
     
  2. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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  3. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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    She's been quarantined in the garage.
     
  4. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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    HELP
     
  5. welshbird

    welshbird New Egg

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    Is she eating and drinking ok? Any sign of damage? My hen went down like this and she had broken her pelvis!
     
  6. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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    Thx for responding. She did eat and drink after I noticed her. When I picked her up, she did not make a sound nor did I feel anything weird.
     
  7. welshbird

    welshbird New Egg

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    Mine didn't make a noise when I picked her up either and I couldn't feel any abnormality. This happened on Christmas Eve so I couldn't get her to a vet until after the holidays. The vet basically checked for a pain response (which was a leg quiver when upright) and packed me off home with some Metacam and not very much hope. She's still with me and standing now. She's eating, drinking and enjoying the luxury of my spare bedroom! Little diva! I thought it was Marek Disease when I first found her!

    Is she sitting straight? Able to stand or leaning to one side?......... Joanne.
     
  8. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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    She is mostly sitting. Not standing yet.ill post an update tomorrow.thx for your experience and Drs. Solutions. I'll check her limbs and joints.
     
  9. hamptoncourt

    hamptoncourt Just Hatched

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    Update: feed her electrolyte and probiotics yesterday. No real improvement. I think it's Marek's.
     
  10. welshbird

    welshbird New Egg

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    [​IMG] Every chicken owners nightmare!!! I'm so sorry.
     

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