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Legs paralyzed straight back

What is wrong with a hen when her legs are straight back and paralyzed? Other than not being able to walk she is fine. Eats, drinks water. Cone is bright red. Now I have another hen with the same symptom's  just like her.


  • solarbatssolarbats Senior Member
    edited June 2016
    Hi there!  Sorry to hear about your hen.

    How old is she?  If she is still quite young it may be Marek's disease.  Unfortunately this is quite serious and causes many fatalities.  
    Marek's can be vaccinated against, but it is too late once hens show symptoms.  

    Google Mareks and see what you think.  Hope I'm wrong:(
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