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Chicken not using legs??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lummy, Nov 11, 2016.

  1. Lummy

    Lummy New Egg

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    Basically I thought she was just cold so I put her on the heating pad I want the check on her in an hour and she's was still not using her legs she tries but she just sits on her legelbows? Knees I don't know how to put it. But she won't walk her legs aren't broken all I can think of is maybe she sprained her hips? But I don't know. Help?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    So sorry you are having issues with your chicken. I would recommend posting a full write up of your issues in the emergencies/diseases/injuries section of the forum. Be sure to include things like her age and what you feed your birds - specificity is important in diagnosing a bird.

    My first thoughts based on the information given would go to paralysis due to Marek's Disease, or possibly an injury or vitamin deficiency.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope the peeps on the ER thread can help you out.

    Good luck
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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Lummy, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Hope your chicken is okay! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I hope your chicken is fine, and I'm sure the folks on the ER thread will be able to help you out! Thanks for joining, and I hope you enjoy BYC!
     

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