our hatching of 6 chicks from Big Boy (RR) and his 4 pullets produced 2 with orthopedic problems. One born with feet bunched up and turned to the side, and one that developed a seemingly dislocated leg at about 1 month old. The club feet I improved somewhat with "duck paddles' (cardboard webbed feet with holes to separate feet, secured with duct tape). The dislocated leg floors me -- as well as the poor chicken. However it is locomoting, eating, drinking, etc., and so I am hoping this is a strain of some sort and will heal. Cant feel a break. Am glad we havent tried to raise flamingoes.
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