weak legged hen, nothing else obvious

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by janetk, May 3, 2009.

  1. janetk

    janetk Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my second chicken with the same symptoms. She acts weak legged, can walk, but looks painful and very slow. Lays on floor in coop. Doesn't go outside when I let the others out. I lost a girl last week with the same symptoms. She ate the day she died, but had lost alot of weight, but no other symptoms that I saw. Poo looks normal. I just feed her a hard cooked egg for extra protein. I feed layer feed. I have been putting vitamins & electrolites in the water. No bugs that I see. Her feet are not swollen, although one thigh joint may be swollen, can't really tell though. What can I do? What is this? She's housed with 15 other chickens with plenty of room. I don't want this to keep spreading.
    thank you all for your advice in advance.
     
  2. janetk

    janetk Out Of The Brooder

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    Anybody know what I can do? She's still the same today. Do I feed her another hard boiled egg? HELP
     
  3. NotTheMomma

    NotTheMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just came home, and not thinking real clear right now, but giving her a HUGS, and letting ya know I'm thinking of you and your hen.

    I hope someone else posts soon that knows whats going on!
     

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