Chicken can’t stand

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sydney11, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. sydney11

    sydney11 In the Brooder

    Apr 1, 2017
    I have leghorn chick a little over 2 weeks old who can’t stand. She seems to be perfectly normal besides not being able to stand. She is eating and drinking normal she isn’t chirping as much when I try and touch her which kind of concerns me but she’s always been one of the friendlier chicks. I’ve got her in a separate box in the chick coop right now and every so often she will be in a different spot. She was from a hatchery so I assumed so she was vaccinated for Mareks but I’m not sure. Her eyes look normal to me and so is her poop. I’ve looked at her legs a little and they seem to look fine. I haven’t seen anything happen that would cause trauma. She became very vocal last night and I noticed her not getting up this morning. She seems to be moving around by using her wings however she is able to slightly “stand” for a few seconds at a time.
  2. Kailey the Animal Lover

    Kailey the Animal Lover Chirping

    Mar 13, 2018
    Awww! I am sorry about your chicken!!! Has she been stressed a lot lately? If so, just move her to a quieter room for a few days with food and water. LOTS OF WATER!!

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