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Chicken Having Trouble Standing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Serenity06, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 10 month old White Crested Black Polish has been having trouble holding her balance and walking. I noticed it about 4 days ago and since then it hasn't improved or gotten worse. None of my other chickens are showing symptoms. She's holding her head close to her body and kind of squatting. She won't stand up straight or stretch out her neck. There arent any apparent injuries, and she's not limping. Her poo appears normal. Shes still eating and drinking, but not talking. Any ideas what could be wrong with her and how I can treat her?

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  2. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  3. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Search mareks disease
     
  4. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have, but I don't think that's it. She's still eating, her pupil is round, no one else appears to be sick, and she was vaccinated. Can vaccinated chickens get it?
     
  5. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anybody else have any thoughts?
     

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