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Walking funny

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken420, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. chicken420

    chicken420 Out Of The Brooder

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    My alpha hen pepper (black and white) is usually the first to lead the pack and runs everywhere she is fast for her size lol the last couple days she has been walking very slow and staying low to ground and keeps tucking her tail feathers under herself i wonder why she does that [​IMG]
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Professional in training Premium Member

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    Is she laying daily?/or close to it?
    Have you checked her feet for bumble foot?
     
  3. chicken420

    chicken420 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes she lays.. these chickens r 3 years old
    One of my red rangers not pictured has it but i havnt seen anything on pepper
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    She might be egg bound. Does it seem like she's waddling like a penguin? If she is egg bound it will need to be treated asap.
     
  5. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Professional in training Premium Member

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    How does her butt/vent look?


    I do not know what could be going on...
    First thing that comes to mind is egg bound, but IDK.
     
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    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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