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staggering pullet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheWineMaker, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. TheWineMaker

    TheWineMaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4 mnth old pullet off balance and staggering around. She can not jump to roost or climb ramp to get outside. Shes eating and drinking normal. Any Ideas?
     
  2. laceynoelle

    laceynoelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are there any physical injuries or feathers missing that you've seen?
    And based on how cold it is where you live, check to see if her toes look frostbitten.
     
  3. Eggcessive

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  4. TheWineMaker

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    No injuries and weather is still warm.
     
  5. TheWineMaker

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    I looked at this site and it could be one of them. Thanks. My birds and pens are clean and water changed daily .
     
  6. Eggcessive

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    Chickens can get into anything nearby when they are foraging. Animal carcasses, pond mud, etc.
     
  7. TheWineMaker

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    Mine are penned up without alot of options.
     
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    Vitamins are always suggested with neurological symptoms just in case it is a vitamin deficiency. PolyVisol no iron 2-3 drops daily by mouth or a poultry vitamin in the water (Vitamin E, plus All B's are important.)
     
  9. TheWineMaker

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    Ok. I will start tomorrow with the vitamins
     

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