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Originally Posted by Mees View Post

Nothing I could do would help so I took her to the vet (who happens to have worked with large birds like Eagles). They took X-rays and discovered that both bones in both legs were twisted. They tried all sorts of hobbles, splints etc and nothing would keep the leg twisted back.
I had to make a heartbreaking decision and send sweet Laverne to heaven.
I'm new to chickens and turkeys. I never expected that if get so attached and see so much carachter and individual personalities in those precious girls!!
Thanks for all your help on here!
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​So sorry, it is actually unusual to see it in both legs, so it must have been very severe. You did the right thing even though it stinks,  Mindy

1 wonderful husband, 1 terrific son, 2 dogs, 7 cats, 3 guineas, 5 chickens, 1 tough turkey....RIP Turtee (2005-8/28/2015), and 46 spoiled Peacocks.

 "Life is Good"

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1 wonderful husband, 1 terrific son, 2 dogs, 7 cats, 3 guineas, 5 chickens, 1 tough turkey....RIP Turtee (2005-8/28/2015), and 46 spoiled Peacocks.

 "Life is Good"

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