Moldy feed possible?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by goldeneggtees, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    Hi, I have a 2.5 yr old hen (Juliet) who I noticed this morning walking funny, one leg crosses in front of the other and she's walking in an arc type pattern. If it was caused by moldy feed, is there anything I can do to help her? I am not sure but it's a possibility.

    I will watch the other 12 hens as well to see if any are exhibiting similar symptoms, I sure hope not. I had a hen a few months ago who this happened to and she very quickly deteriorated where I had to have her put down. It was like she went crazy! She was in a box in the basement and flew up at me and into walls. I couldn't stand to see her suffer. We were trying to treat with antibiotics and steroids as her neck was completely twisted.

    Is there an antidote so to speak if she does indeed have mold poisoning?
     
  2. dawg53

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  3. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    Thanks Dawg53! I may try the epsom salt treatment as that is what I have on hand.
     

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