My chicken won't walk

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by beevolleyball3, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. beevolleyball3

    beevolleyball3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,
    One of my silkie chickens won't walk. It just sits and won't move, when it tries to move it just flops around. please help!!!
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Can you give more info....age...if she's laying...what she's eating...when did it start.....for how long....has she been wormed or treated for coccidia....etc...
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Could possibly be mareks but I agree we need more information.
     
  4. beevolleyball3

    beevolleyball3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the silkie is probably 2 years old, he eats Layena crumbles, it has been going on for about 3 weeks but i didn't think anything of it at first because it is winter here and i thought it was trying to stay warm all huddled up in the corner of or coop, but last night we brought him in the house and it didn't get any better. He was pollorium tested when he was a chick but that's all he has been treated for.
     
  5. beevolleyball3

    beevolleyball3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is like he can't get his balance.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Sounds like Merek's.
     
  7. beevolleyball3

    beevolleyball3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for your help!!!
     
  8. beevolleyball3

    beevolleyball3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for your help!!!
     
  9. casportpony

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  10. beevolleyball3

    beevolleyball3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks so much!!![​IMG]
     

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