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Hi this is Dr. Hill. There is a strong possibility of Marek's disease with that history. Do you know if she was vaccinated?
Hi. I am checking in on Ivanka. Any improvement?
Bacterial or viral infection are other possibilities. It is best to have some bloodwork done at your local veterinary hospital to help determine underlying disease. Would start with physical exam and then baseline chemistry and CBC. If she passes away or you decide to euthanize, then I would definitely have a necropsy to help determine cause and if the other birds are at risk. Sorry Ivanka is still so sick. take care
Yes. Marek's disease can be dormant for even years and later manifest as cancer. It is best to get chicks that have been vaccinated for Marek's at a day old. I have nine chickens and made sure all were vaccinated. I felt it was the best way to try and guarantee their continued health. The virus is in the environment and vaccination is the only way to protect the chickens if they go outdoors. A necropsy could give you the answer and if your other chickens are at risk.