back legs not moving!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eryn13, May 2, 2011.

  1. eryn13

    eryn13 Out Of The Brooder

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    My 1-year old chicken can't put pressure on his back legs and he is loosing his appetite![​IMG] What do I do?
     
  2. eryn13

    eryn13 Out Of The Brooder

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    please help

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    5 things I love the most

    1.Romeo (the chicken i am talking about)

    2.Family

    3.Fishing

    4.Ringgo (my dog)

    and

    5.Buttercup (my pony)
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Before we can be of any help, you need to tell us more about this chicken, and other things like what do you feed, do they free range, how many chickens do you have, are any others showing symptoms, and what other symptoms is this chicken showing. theres a sticky at the top of the page that you can fill out. Thanks
     
  4. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    his back legs, can he stand on his front legs?hehehe
    sorry could not resist. Try giving him some chicken vitamins from the feed store, seems some chickens can get a vitamin deficiency that can cause sudden leg paralysis, hope this is the problem because it is easy to repair, it takes about two weeks on the vitamins to regain there strenght
     
  5. eryn13

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    yes he does free range, no other chickens are showing symptoms, we have 7 adult chickens including Romeo and 12 chicks, Romeo is picked on by another rooster named Devil, and we found him hiding in my neighbors property.
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  7. eryn13

    eryn13 Out Of The Brooder

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    how many times a day should i give him the vitamins?
     

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