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Young Roo Unbalanced and just wants to lay in corner on floor

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mirajane, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. Mirajane

    Mirajane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My young Roo is very unsteady and just wants to lay in the corner. I have no idea what's wrong with him, he hasn't ever had any problems in the past. He doesn't stand up all the way when he moves, kinda crawls.
     
  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long has he been like this? Is he eating and/or drinking?
     
  3. Mirajane

    Mirajane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea if he's doing either. My mom said a few hours ago she noticed a chicken laying in the corner right where he is. I examined him closer and the back of his head is a little bloody from being pecked at by hens, and the skin on the upper part of his neck is a yellow color. Is that normal?
     
  4. Mirajane

    Mirajane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Separate them so the hens don't do serious damage. See what he looks like overnight, and if he's still wobly, give him some vitamins.
     

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