Limp Gone Horribly Wrong, Help?

Eggcessive

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Can you ask the neighbor if they have lost any birds to an unknown illness or lameness? Mareks disease affects chickens worldwide. Hopefully, this is not what your chicken is experiencing. I have heard of an infection causing pressure on a leg nerve before, but Mareks is common. Here are a couple of good articles with a lot of information:
http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/Documents/vdl-mareks-disease-fact-sheet.pdf

https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/the-great-big-giant-mareks-disease-faq.66077/
 

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