Video of one of my chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mamakelly, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. mamakelly

    mamakelly Out Of The Brooder

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    from this thread....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1148255/2-chickens-down-mareks

    Here is a video of the chick that started limping last night, now his foot is looking odd, and all balled up, and he can't walk. The foot wasn't like that before last night. This chick has been running around, just fine with the rest of the babies until yesterday when it started limping.
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Can you start some chick vitamins that contain riboflavin (vitamin B 2?) The curled toe paralysis can be common with a riboflavin deficiency. Riboflavin is also found in plain yogurt, beef liver, and in other foods.
     
  3. mamakelly

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    I just started everyone on Durvet Vitamins and Electrolytes. It has 200 mcg of b12 and 7mg of riboflavin.

    If it's a curled toe paralysis, do chicks typically recover and start walking again?
     
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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    If it is curled toe paralysis, the sooner it is treated, the better the chances of success are.
     

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