Help unexplained limp!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Beaky Buzzard, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh my am I worried right now!!! My hen just woke up this morning with a bad limp! Its like she will put weight on the leg but she wont stand all the way up! She was fine yesterday, a day before a hawk got after her but never got in contact, that i know of. i can find no injuries. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!! She just shuffles along, like shes had a stroke.
     
  2. candicemarie

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    I just noticed the same about an hour ago in one of my silkie chicks :/ looking for advice/opinions also..
     
  3. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Come on people !!!! Please we need help!!!!!
     
  4. candicemarie

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    Everything I've been reading points to Mareks :(
    im seriously hoping that's not the case.. Mine are all 3-6 weeks old and im stressing so bad about them being healthy already..
     
  5. candicemarie

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    How is your hen doing today? My silkie chick isnt any better :/
     
  6. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    My hen is actually back to normal. I just put her in a box in the garage and let her rest foe 2 days and nows she is fine=)
     
  7. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    hope you see improvements on your chicks as well!!
     
  8. candicemarie

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    Mine is actually 95% better!! I think it injured its leg and quit eating.. By the time I realized something was wrong it was very week. I'm so glad it wasn't mareks. :)
     

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