Amerucana Pullet, trouble standing and walking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fuzidragonbunnie, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. fuzidragonbunnie

    fuzidragonbunnie Out Of The Brooder

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    We have an Amerucana Pullet (about 6 months) who takes about three steps, then sits down. Her steps are kind of pigeon-toed and unsure. She is eating, drinking, pooping normal (poo is large and solid, pretty healthy looking). Right now she's away from the rest of her flock, recuping in a medium size dog crate. We checked her for egg-bound the other day but didn't feel anything. Any ideas on what's going on?
     
  2. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you checked her for parasites (lice and mites)? Both external and internal parasites can cause the symptoms you describe. Here is a link with information on what to look for. http://ohioline.osu.edu/vme-fact/0018.html Any other chickens in your flock having similar symptoms? Have you ever wormed them?
     
  3. lucky123

    lucky123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That link you gave showed error.
     
  4. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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