Young Pullet Not Able To Keep Her Balance

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chelle02, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. chelle02

    chelle02 In the Brooder

    Aug 20, 2015
    I have a young pullet that I found this morning laying flat out, at first I thought she was deceased. She was breathing but unable to move. I brought her inside and put her under a heat lamp as she felt very cool to the touch. A few hours later she is alert, sitting up with her feet under herself. She can stand, but if tries to take a step she quickly losses her balance and falls backwards or to the side. Interested in food and water. I have tried searching neurological issues and looked at Mareks as a possibility (doesn't sound like this is what she has...could be wrong though). Any help, insight, advise would be awesome.
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    You say she is interested in food and water, is she eating and drinking?
    What is your weather like?
    How old is she?

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