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Easter Egger found upside down in coop ends up with Marek's

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tararob, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. tararob

    tararob Out Of The Brooder

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    My Easter eggers was upside down this morning and it has been super snowy. I took her inside and warmed her up. She will walk but is limping and wobbly and falls over. I thought she has a broken wing last week because it was dragging. I taped it in place and she seemed to be doing better. Even started laying eggs! Plus she laid and egg this morning! What is wrong with my girl?
     
  2. tararob

    tararob Out Of The Brooder

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    She is eating, drinking and pooping
     
  3. tararob

    tararob Out Of The Brooder

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    I have isolated her in the house in a crate. I also got some St. John's wort and gave her some in case it is marek's. She continues to eat, poop (normal solid brown with white tip) and drink lots of water (with added ACV) when I came home she was standing. Any more ideas??
     
  4. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear. How old is she, have you had her from chick and do you know if she was vax'd for Mareks? I don't have too much experience with many illnesses, but I have experienced Marek's disease. Is she skinny, can you feel her keel (breastbone)
     
  5. tararob

    tararob Out Of The Brooder

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    I did not have her as a chick so I don't know. She is not skinny at all and she is eating just fine. Her legs move but she just can't stay upright.
     
  6. tararob

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    I am now sure that she has Marek's. One leg is sticking out and she is not moving around in her crate at all.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you post a video?

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  8. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry if that's what it is. It's a terrible disease.
     
  9. tararob

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    I just don't understand how this happened. I've had Lilly for 4 months and no other birds were introduced during that time. She is 7 months old. What happened?
     
  10. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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