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I have a 6 month old white hen who suddenly cannot walk. Her

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I have a 6 month old white hen who suddenly cannot walk. Her feet are curled like a person with sever arthritis. Don't know what to do.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

I believe that you're describing a hen with the paralysis of Marek's disease (herpesvirus). Please see here: http://www.birdhealth.com.au/#!mareks-disease/c1qzk and tell me if you think that she fits the many pictures of Marek's.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin

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