Sudden Paralysis

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by horsedirtocala, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. horsedirtocala

    horsedirtocala In the Brooder

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    This morning one of my most bouncy, 12 days old ( in fact I was going to name her Boink..) chicks cannot walk and has labored breathing. Zero use of legs and not interested in drinking or eat. I have isolated her and suspect some diareaa. But not bloody. I only have 6 so I did not vaccinate for Marek`s. I not sure what breed she is as it was a brown layer collection. I have isolated her.
    Could this be Cocci? Recommendation? I`m not ready to cull her if there is some solution but I do not want it to suffer, There are so many explainations on the internet, hopefully you guys can help!!!!

    New Chicken Mom
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

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    Too early for Marek's. I would probably guess coccidiosis or an aspiration pneumonia (inhaled fluid).
     
  3. ChickChickChicky

    ChickChickChicky Songster

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    Botulism is a possibility too.
     

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