Here is a video of how my chicken is acting- falling over.... any clues?


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11 Years
Apr 3, 2011
southern Ohio
How old is she? She could possibly have Mareks disease, a virus that causes many different symptoms, but paralysis of a leg or wing, and using wings to help balance are common. The symptoms vary in each bird. She may have been bullied because the other chickens sense that she is sick. If she dies, you may want to get a necropsy performed by your state vet, and ask for testing for Mareks disease, since it is contagious, and will remain in your environment for many years to come.
Many diseases can look like Mareks, so it would be good to compare her symptoms with those other diseases. One of the links below has a good description of some of those diseases. The symptoms of coccidiosis are lethargy, puffing up, diarrhea (with or without blood,) and poor appetite.
Here are the links to read:'s_Disease


5 Years
Jul 14, 2014
Hickory, NC
9 weeks old. She has the symptoms (minus bloody stool) of coccidiosis, but I think if that were it, she'd be dead by now- and she's been acting strange for a few weeks now. I started Corid anyway, just to be safe.

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