New to chickens... One acting weird

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aselvarial, May 6, 2016.

  1. aselvarial

    aselvarial New Egg

    May 6, 2016
    Hi all! My parents are New to chickens and have 4 now 6 week old babies. 1 of them about 8 or 9 days ago started favoring one leg. It does not appear injured, broken, or otherwise damaged. Her foot has no abrasions, bumps or sores. She now lays mostly and does very very little walking. Yesterday I was over and noticed her balance was off and she has a really hard time getting around. I picked her up and when I set her down she fell over upside down and could not right herself. She still eats and drinks but I have no idea what is wrong and no clue how to help her.

    Oh, and her fellow chickens are not harassing her at all. They won't go more than a few feet away from her and are constantly running back to check on her whenever she peeps for attention.

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