1. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    About two weeks ago my hen's toe became bent at the joint. she didn't seem to be effected by it very much so I let it be. now her toe is still bent but she is also acting strange. she is stumbling around and loses her balance when she walks. she has become somewhat lethargic and is taking very deep breaths. her comb and wattles are extremely pale. she seems to be eating and drinking fine. Could this all be from her bent toe?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    How old is she? Has she had a mareks vaccine? Check her feathers especially around the vent tan neck for mites and lice. How do her stools look?
     
  3. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for responding. She is 1 year 3 months. i do not think she is vaccinated because we didn't get her from a hatchery. I haven't seen her poop lately and I checked for mites earlier and found none but i'll check again. How fast does Marek's spread?
     

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