Sudden Leg paralysis

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by usmanone, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. usmanone

    usmanone Hatching

    Nov 5, 2011
    The chicken was eating good but was a little lazy so I decided that she should get some light and fresh air. Till about two days ago she was the fastest and most active one.

    The moment I put it on ground one of its leg seemed hurt or something. She started lingering.

    I came back after two minutes and she was struggling to stand up!!

    I helped her get up but her fingers were closed(straight) so I made her sit but her heart and breathing rate(she opened her mouth too) spiked!! She tried so hard to get up but couldnt. Her wings got puffed up i put water and food near her and ate and drank.

    All this happened within 5-7 minutes. I waited for another 5 minutes but she got worse.

    So i put her to sleep.

    Any idea what could have happened?

  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    Me, personally have had that happened - I gave them vitamins and electrolytes for a few days and kept her isolated, took a while - but she was OK - my guess is moldy feed or just a vitamin deficiency.

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