Chick suddenly falling backwards, no balance! Help!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by secuono, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    I just noticed one of my barred rock mix chicks is falling backwards. She can't stand on her feet, no forward movement or balance. Her feet quiver when she lays on her side. I didn't notice it this morning. She's maybe 5 or 6wks. Others seem fine. What could it be and what do I give her??
    When I hold up her wings and move her forward, she isn't getting how to walk that easily. Yes, she was totally normal this morning and running, pecking at others...
    Help!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I do not know what your baby might have, but I am going to bump this post in hopes someone will have an answer for you. [​IMG]
     
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  3. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    She's no better today. Don't think she will make it.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I am very sorry about your baby. I wish I had an answer. [​IMG]
     
  5. ShortCircuitRanch2332

    ShortCircuitRanch2332 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my old english do the same thing they are fine then all of a sudden they lose ballance and start falling backwards then laying on there backs [​IMG] I dont know what causes it either
     
  6. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Lost an unrelated younger chick, just gone, no stumbling issues like the other...ugh.
     
  7. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Just lost a white silkie...what...
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  9. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Well, there's no bloody poo.
     

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