HELP! 6 wk old Silkie showing signs of MAREK'S!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by candicemarie, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. candicemarie

    candicemarie Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 24, 2013
    Ely, NV
    2 days ago I noticed my 6 wk old silkie limping in the brooder (where if lives with 6-4wk old silkies) I had just moved them into the new coop which has next boxes open 6 inches above the floor. Was hoping it was an injury from jumping up and down.. He/she had been sitting still and letting the other trample her, so I brought her into the house. Hasn't gotten better or worse. We were getting her to eat/drink and she'll be very alert and suddenly doze off (narcolepsy? Lol) then go back to the food and water. It can move both legs/feet but seems unbalanced and weak. The breeder I bought from did not vaccinate and has no current cases of mareks.. Any other advice on what might be going on? Been researching the past few days and I need advice :/ PLEASE let me know if you have had anything comparable happen to your chicks :)

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