balance problem or something else?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hoosier, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a 4-5 yr old Buff Orp that is reluctant to walk, and when she does, she uses her wings and also while lowering herself. Her appetite is fine, and her poo is normal. I have checked her ears and I see no sign of infection. Her diet has not changed - layer crumbles, scratch, a bit of bread.
    She first showed signs on Monday. Her condition has not improved nor gotten worse. None of the others are showing any signs.
    Does anyone have any experience with similar symptoms or have any suggestions? We do not have a chicken vet in the area.
  2. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    I also checked for bumblefoot and trimmed her nails last night, but there is still no change.
  3. valsey

    valsey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2010
    I replied to your email
  4. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
    Southern Arizona

    Silly question, any chance she's broody? Mine always walk around in that weirdo squat with their wings out when broody.
  5. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    It is not silly, but she is definately not broody. She topples over easily.

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