leg problems

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by luluspunky, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. luluspunky

    luluspunky Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 8wk old red link cross that is having trouble walking on both legs. She lays down a lot but still eats. Both legs look like the are turning out when she walks. Any ideas?
    Luluspunk
     
  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    Does she feel thin?
     
  3. luluspunky

    luluspunky Out Of The Brooder

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    not really, she has been eating. I noticed she was laying down more than usual last two days but today I noticed she was walking like I explained.
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    I've seen similar with cocci but they generally are bad off and don't have any meat left on them. They are too weak to walk correctly.

    Any history of mareks within your flock? Could she have been injured by another? Maybe take a video of her?
     
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  6. luluspunky

    luluspunky Out Of The Brooder

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    No history of Maerks disease and I have been putting vitamins and electrolytes in their water since they hatched. Thanks for all the advice you guys have given me.
     

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