Bantam hen keeps losing balance!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by concreterose2012, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. concreterose2012

    concreterose2012 New Egg

    Aug 16, 2011
    I rescued this Japanese Bantam hen about 3 months ago. I don't know how old she is. The past month one of her eyes was swollen just on the upper red part so I have taken her to the vet twice about that in the last month. About a week ago she started walking sideways and falling over. Her tail is titled at an angle, I guess to help keep her upright. I took her to the vet again this past Friday for this. She has been on antibiotics for almost a week. She is still walking like she is drunk and she also keeps sticking her head between her legs or picking at her feet. My other 16 chickens have not gotten this. A friend suggested giving her a shot of Tylan 50, which I did today. I have been keeping her inside for almost a week. I don't know if I need to just put her down. She is eating, drinking, and pooping fine. My nerves have had it! I don't know what to do!
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2011

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