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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by Aw-Ee Chicken View Post

Another guess is whatever she cut her leg with hit a nerve or something and paralyzed her leg. And it's changing color. Now this is something I never seen; an expert should know.
yeah that could be a pretty good reason! I don't know how she did it. I hope the bloods not coming because she's stopping the blood supply by the leg being bent like that. The cut is bang on the joint bit.
post #12 of 17
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Could do with a BYC expert before vets office tomorrow 😊
post #13 of 17

Chicks can be pretty tough, so I hope she gets through it.

Natalie Lynn says...

I work on my family farm of 50-dairy, tie-stall. Have two Collies and eight cats. Grow a half-acre garden of veggies and another acre of fruit trees and bushes. Enjoy hunting, drawing, writing science-fiction, working, and playing my 6-string.  I take care of my 30-hen flock, which has a rooster. The flock is a variety of Barred Rocks, a White Rock, Black Australorps, White...

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Natalie Lynn says...

I work on my family farm of 50-dairy, tie-stall. Have two Collies and eight cats. Grow a half-acre garden of veggies and another acre of fruit trees and bushes. Enjoy hunting, drawing, writing science-fiction, working, and playing my 6-string.  I take care of my 30-hen flock, which has a rooster. The flock is a variety of Barred Rocks, a White Rock, Black Australorps, White...

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post #14 of 17

It might be a hematoma? ("a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues.") they can take a few weeks to resolve and could cause stiffness in the joint.

post #15 of 17
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Me too she's a beautiful girl. Thank you for answering me smile.png
post #16 of 17
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Well got her booked in at the vet this morning. Fingers crossed it's nothing ( fingers crossed it's not costly sad.png )
post #17 of 17

What happened?

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A proud member of 4h and a strong bearer of the Pacific Northwest and its Cold, not to mention a chicken mommy of 3 Cochins, 1 Sicilian Buttercup, 2 Bantam EE, 1 RIR/EE Mix, 1 Mille Fleur Booted Bantam, and 2 bantam OEGB's, a Black Bearded Silkie and a double laced silver Plymouth Bantam!
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