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can anyone tell me how I can help this chick.

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This is one of my incubated eggs, hatched Sunday morning 5/15. Its legs won't bend it can walk. Tigers around by doing a swimming motion.
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This is one of my incubated eggs, hatched Sunday morning 5/15. Its legs won't bend it can walk. Tigers around by doing a swimming motion.

I think you ment for a pic to go with the post? Nothing showed up.

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Looks like splayed/spraddle legs.  Which in most cases if delt with quick enough can be fixed.  Take a look at the Chicken chicken's post and it will help you form a brace to correct it: http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/02/spraddle-leg-in-baby-chicks-what-is-it.html


Edited by AmyLynn2374 - 5/16/16 at 5:05pm

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Need help incubating/hatching? Are you more a hands on hatcher? Come visit us: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1081034/hands-on-hatching-and-help

A guide to hatching from the hands on perspective: http://hatching411.weebly.com/

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Thank you!!! Wrapped the legs yesterday and changed it again this day. Defiantly looking better!
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Thank you!!! Wrapped the legs yesterday and changed it again this day. Defiantly looking better!

Great!!

Need help incubating/hatching? Are you more a hands on hatcher? Come visit us: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1081034/hands-on-hatching-and-help

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Need help incubating/hatching? Are you more a hands on hatcher? Come visit us: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1081034/hands-on-hatching-and-help

A guide to hatching from the hands on perspective: http://hatching411.weebly.com/

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