Neurological problem??? My Polish Cockrel May Have,

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CyndiD, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. CyndiD

    CyndiD Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Hi, my polish cockrel has been acting funny the last 3-4 days. in the past 2 days he has been reduced to sitting and not moving much. it started w/him wobbly on his legs then the next day he kept falling back on his haunches, and then today he is sitting/laying in the corner and cant move w/out falling over or back on his butt. He is sleeping on the floor of the coop, since he can not climb/hop or fly up on the roosting bars. I think it is a neurological problem of some sort. i am wondering if i should just put him down. I have not seperated him, maybe i should. i just pray it is not contageous? he is only 4-5 months old. i really like this bird. i pray he makes it and gets better. i dont know what to do for him?
    any suggestions as to what to do for him?

    ETA: I did dust him w/pet poultry mite dusing powder 2 x's in the past month. I am praying this powder did not poision him? any ideas are appreciated.
    thank you

    @casportpony @Sally Sunshine
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2016
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  3. CyndiD

    CyndiD Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    very cool site. thank you very much. i still do not know what my polish is suffering from, but if it is the encephalomyelitis, i need to watch the other chickens i have in the coop w/my polish.
    http://www.poultrydvm.com/condition/avian-encephalomyelitis

    thank you so much for sharing this site, this is wonderful.
     
  4. CyndiD

    CyndiD Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    i cked out this site and think it may be AEV.. but the site only said "Supportive Care" for the TX... what does this mean? meds, etc????
     

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