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Enterococcal spondylitis, hock rocker posture, chicken
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Enterococcal spondylitis, hock rocker posture, chicken

    This chicken is sitting in the hock rocker posture that is characteristic of rear limb paresis or paralysis due to enterococcal spondylitis. The bird rests on its hocks with legs extended in front, often using its wings to move.

Courtesy of Dr. Robert R. Porter.

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