pekin with swollen joints- advice!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Noelg, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Noelg

    Noelg Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 5, 2010
    HI all
    need help and or advice

    i have a female pekin with very swollen joints, she is about 3 years old, perfectly healthy in every other way. this has been going on for a while, getting better for a bit, now since the weather change is worse with both knees now involved.

    My 2 pekins(male and female) are in with my chickens, and are eating all the same feed. i feed layena,mixed with the new omega3 pellets from purina. she didnt lay any eggs most of the summer, layed great for about the last month, and then stopped again about a week or so ago.

    i know it must be something to do with the feed, either lack of or too much of something. Can someone clue me in on how to fix this? I can switch them into the pen with my younger girls that are on flockraiser if the need be.


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