Health > Skeletal, Muscular & Nervous System
This category contains information about poultry diseases and disorders that affect the skeletal, muscular or nervous system. Examples are crooked and curled toes, lameness and the crippling Marek’s disease that is a common disease affecting Silkie chickens.
Articles about skeletal and muscular problems that occur in our poultry.
There are a small number of disorders that affect the nervous system of our poultry. Marek’s disease is the most common and often occurs in Silkie chickens.
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Feathers, beak, skin, scales, spurs, eyes, comb, nails, legs and wings. Problems such as lameness, feather loss, external parasite infestation, frostbite, blindness, cuts and wounds.
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