Wobbly feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bolelove, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. bolelove

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    Please help!

    I need your help on my 3 week old chick, she is one of four who is not doing very good. She hardly walks, maybe two steps at the most, and very wobbly at that. yesterday I separated her from the flock, I gave her some Electrolytes, and added some almonds to her food. But still having issues walking. I am worried, poor thing. I need suggestions from my chicken family.

    Sincerely,

    Noah
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    Has she been having this problem all along, or has it just started?
     
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  3. bolelove

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    It started 2 days ago
     
  4. bolelove

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    hmm! also noticed something else, her tail is way up, in comparison to the others.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    A vitamin deficiency is possible. Get some polyvisol infant vitamins (without iron), and give a few drops to her every day. I know that Vitamin B deficiency can cause trouble walking and paralyisis.
     
  6. bolelove

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    Thank you for that information, I will go do that right now.
     

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