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Chicken Paralysis: What You Need to Know

Chicken Paralysis: What You Need to Know

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This year alone, we had 5 chickens die due to what to be suspected of Marek’s Disease and in this article, we are going to discuss this devastating experience. After a tremendous amount of research and consulting with two veterinarians, we concluded that there is a Marek’s Disease inside our chicken coop and what we have done so far. How it all started In more than 8 years of raising chickens both native and occasional broiler, we never lost a single chicken through paralysis. Yes, other diseases like coryza, sipon, halak, digestive infections, and others sometimes cause fatalities but not as close as this Marek’s Disease. Last February 16, 2020, we bought 25 chicks of mixed breeds from a known breeder. After a couple of months, two of the chickens were losing weight and eventually di...