Chicken doesn't want to walk

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by carebearstares, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. carebearstares

    carebearstares New Egg

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    Our silver laced Wyandotte has been lying on the ground with her legs sprawled out. There are no cuts and they don't appear broken. She has moved herself around a bit by flapping her wings. She hasn't laid any eggs yet, she is probably about ready to start laying though. She has been like this for 4 days now, we brought her inside to make sure she gets food and water. Any ideas folks???
     
  2. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think that her legs are paralyzed? Can you post any pictures? Is she acting normal otherwise? Is she eating, drinking, etc.?

    Thanks!
     
  3. carebearstares

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  5. carebearstares

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    I don't think she is paralyzed,, and she is acting ok otherwise eating and drinking.
     
  6. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what's wrong with her then.[​IMG] It's strange that she has her leg out behind her like that. Do you think that she might have just sprained it? Do you think that electrolytes in her water might help?[​IMG]It's good that she's eating and drinking. [​IMG]

    She's really pretty! I hope that she gets better soon!
     
  7. carebearstares

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    Thanks! Yes I read a few other posts and we gave her electrolytes. Hoping for the best!
     
  8. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! Hope she's better soon! Keep me updated! [​IMG]
     

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