Sick Chicken!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cass G, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. Cass G

    Cass G Hatching

    Jun 16, 2016
    One of our 4 month old chickens is acting very strangely. She isn't moving her legs at all. She just laid down & won't get up. I took her out of the coop, normally she would run around chasing grasshoppers but yesterday & today she just lays inside the coop. Her legs are stiff and her feet are kind of drawn up. Not sure what to do![​IMG]
  2. spotsplus

    spotsplus Songster

    Sep 29, 2008
    Franklin, MA
    I would seperate her first of all. I would then give her some gentle physical therapy and watch for any other signs that she is not improving or getting worse. Try the therapy for four days or so and you should see improvement. If not your bird may have Mareks. Good luck.

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