Foot paralysis and watery stools

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nurse-Mel, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. Nurse-Mel

    Nurse-Mel Hatching

    Sep 12, 2013
    Denver, CO
    So, I have a sick chicken. She is a RIR about 21 months old. The first symptom that I noticed as that she was unable to use her right leg. She can draw it up but has complete paralysis of the foot. I brought her in. She eats and takes fluids and appears alert. Now she is having large watery poops with some white and green in them. None of the rest of the flock are ill. Anyone have any ideas on what it could be or what I should try?
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
    Have you checked the bottom of her foot to see if there are signs of bumblefoot?
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Put her on some poultry vitamins or a B Complex tablet daily in her water in case of deficiency. Have you axddec new chickens or moved to new ground? Mareks disease can affect one or both feet and legs, so I would do a little research on that disease
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2014
  4. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady 7 Years

    Apr 7, 2011
    Western NY
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