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Ok so the healthy chick decided to splay on me. Right leg only. Not sure why as I have paper towels down and that seems to be good for traction. Anyway. I tried the rubber band method per an old post on here. And within not even 5 minutes this chick had it off. I did it again tighter and closer and within 2 minutes t had pecked it off. What do I do now??
I cut a bandaid in half length wise. Wrapped each end around the ankle and the pad in the center. I also put the chick in a shot glass about 3 times a day to exercise the leg muscles. I did massage a physio, range of motion to the leg muscles too. Good luck.
Asian Blue, Royal Palm, Black Copper Marans, Lavender Ameraucana, Cream Legbar, Speckled Sussex, Lemon Cuckoo Orpington, Barbezieux and Bresse, 2 German Shepherds and a Jay.
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Asian Blue, Royal Palm, Black Copper Marans, Lavender Ameraucana, Cream Legbar, Speckled Sussex, Lemon Cuckoo Orpington, Barbezieux and Bresse, 2 German Shepherds and a Jay.
Bees here 4/15/2016. tongue.png
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Hiya, im on day 22 and I don't hear any chirping or nothing coming from the eggs I know at day 18 I candled them and 2 had grown so a little air bag was in there but I have had no signs or anything. What do you advise i do?

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