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Six month pullet spending a lot of time leaning into bushes

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Six month pullet spending a lot of time leaning into bushes while standing---doesn't appear to be in discomfort. All other behavior seems very normal. Please help me understand!!! Thx
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 10 months ago.

Hi this is Dr. Hill. Is she walking normally but looks like she needs support to stand up? Tell me about her husbandry. What type of chicken? Was she vaccinated for Mareks? Does she free range?