Chicken can't walk !!!!!up date!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kiya4jah, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. kiya4jah

    kiya4jah In the Brooder

    May 13, 2008
    My hen had rickets pretty bad. I have been treating her with Poly Sol and yogurt. I thought I might have to cull her as she didn't show any signs of improving. She got real good at getting around on her hocks so I thought I would let nature take it's course. Last night after her vitamins and a few pets she walked when I put her down. On her feet for about 10 steps. When she came out of the coop this morning with her sisters she walked again. YEAH. Thank you to everyone who helped me figure out what I needed to do to treat her condition.[​IMG][​IMG]
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
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  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Excellent news!
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  5. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    great news..
    hope she continues to improve.
  6. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    I'm telling you, Poly-Vi-Sol is a mircale cure. Great news!!!!
  7. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    One of the reasons it is so helpful is that it is exclusively A-B-D vitamins mainly and not all the other multitude of micronutrients etc (which are also very essential in some cases but many have a very narrow therapeutic range and you can easily overdose in trying to get a therapeutic amount of say A or B or in this case D3)) ...this means (when you suspect that a higher dose of one of these is recquired ) is possible without overdosing on some of the others with a narrow therapeutic range . A vitamin is a vitamin whether it is sold for human or veterinary consumption... only the dosage is different.

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