Chicken has no meat on one thigh!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by greatoutdoors, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. greatoutdoors

    greatoutdoors Out Of The Brooder

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    So one of our barred rock recently stopped walking. At first she was able to hop but now even that is too much of a strain for her.
    We had no idea what was wrong with her because there were no signs of injury or her, but a few days ago when we felt her right thigh, it barely had any meat/muscle on it compared to her left thigh.

    Currently she is sleeping a lot and we have to force feed her because she barely eats.
    Does anyone know what might have caused this?
     
  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    greatoutdoors Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks for your response.
    But she has been vaccinated for Mareks and is over a year old. [​IMG]
     
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  4. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How does the skin look on the affected leg? Is it normal (chicken white)?
     
  5. greatoutdoors

    greatoutdoors Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:yes, the skin seems quite normal.
     

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