Little help pleas

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ottoman, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. Ottoman

    Ottoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2008
    I have White Leghorns that are about one year old. Two of them have gotten where they can hardly walk, they do walk, but with great effort and just a few feet and just lay down. There is no outward signs other than there tail fathers droop.
    WhatÂ’s up with them?
  2. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
    Southwest Missouri
    I don't know, but try to post more info, like their feed, water, living arrangement, whether their poop looks funny, egg production changes, anything like that.

    Then the next person along will be able to help you more.

    Good luck!
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are the birds laying?
    What is their diet?
    Are they well-feathered?
    Any history of illness or ailments?

    Check the abdomens after separating them- be suspicious that they may have an egg/ascites/imminent prolapse problem.

    Neutral treatments that can be of help include vitamins or Vet RX in water, and/or electrolytes until you know what is happening.

    Is it possible to include a pic?

    Please come back asap with details...[​IMG]
  4. Momma_Cluck

    Momma_Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2008
    N. West Michigan
    um... isn't that a sign or either Mareks or Cocci?????

    I would look thru as much info on BOTH those diseases ASAP-- just to rule them out!!!

    Good Luck hun!!

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