splayed leg

  1. Spellbound4u

    Chick with dislocated knee or 1 splayed leg??

    I got a chick from a friend at 4 days old. She seemed to think the knee was dislocated so she put the leg in a splint. We kept it on for a week and the chick didn't use the leg much but still got around. When we took it off the chick had a cast sore but not unmanageable. Now the leg is kinda...
  2. S

    Chick with splayed legs and maybe a slipped tendon. Not getting better

    Hey all. Thanks in advance for having a read and helping. Chick hatched on Monday and had a really tough hatch. Was a bit of blood etc. But came out with leg issues and unable to stand. Did lots of research and scoured the forums here as well to start treating it. Gave it a sandle for its...
  3. Joannaz

    Help!! Spraddle leg??

    Hey! I had a black rosecomb chick hatch in the incubator a few days ago but realised she has spraddle leg. I tried to use the elastic band trick but she’s so tiny it didn’t really work. Vet tape kept falling off so I used micropore tape in the end. However, she’s still not putting any...
  4. Turkey Girl

    Chick With Curly Toe and a Crop Full of Water

    Hello! So, I have an Ayam Cemani chick that has Curly Toe and Splayed leg. We started feeding him/her watered-down chick feed and nutritional yeast or egg yolk. Yesterday we started to notice that his/her crop looks full of water. Does anyone know how to get rid of this? We tried feeding her/him...
  5. B

    Chick with Perosis (slipping tendon).

    Hi all just wanted to show you my chick sling. I made this from a tall slim plant pot and a pair of my wifes socks. If you have any advise or questions please don't hesitate to post your thoughts thanks Phil.
  6. ansmith1999

    Chick Can’t Bend Leg

    Hello, My sisters silkie chick (under a week old, not sure of the exact age) suddenly had splayed legs this morning, one in front one in back. Earlier we did the hair tie trick to get her legs to stay together and try to keep them under her, but she cannot stand or move, and is unable to bend...
  7. RoseMcAfre

    Mild Spraddle/Splayed Leg Help Please

    Hello all, I’m a first time chick keeper here and had my first two eggs hatch out on Friday 5th. A Lavender Pekin and a Lavender Araucana. They seem to be eating and drinking ok, but the Araucana (15hrs younger still seems a bit wobblier and has a wider stance than its Pekin sister. I’m...
  8. Turkey Girl

    HELP! Chick with Clogged Vent!

    One of our week-old French Black Copper Marans had Pasty Butt a few days ago, so naturally, we took care of it by running warm water over it's vent. We have done this several times before and it has worked, this time it didn't. The inside of this chick's vent has been clogged and it won't poop...
  9. C

    Strange behavior following splayed foot injury. What should I do?

    I bought three chicks a little over three weeks ago. They've been great together until my Welsummer got splayed foot after slipping in a card board box because I didn't put any wood shavings for traction (rookie mistake). After much reading, I made several hobbles for her (I think the rubber...
  10. Chicken Lady Loves Life

    3wk old chick still has splayed leg

    I have a 3wk old chick that came to me at 10 days old with a splayed leg. We've had her for 9 days in a bandaid brace & her leg hasn't improved. How much longer should she be braced? Could this be permanent problem for her? Thanks for the help.
  11. Chicken Lady Loves Life

    3wk old chick splayed leg

    I have a Barred rock chick that came to me at 10 days old with a splayed leg. I've been bandaid bracing her for 9 days w/o any improvement. How long do I continue to brace? At this age, is this a permanent situation? Thanks.
  12. F

    Help slipped tendon or torn rotator???

    I was given a baby chick she’s a Rhode Island Red by someone who didn’t want to have to put her down. I’m not sure how long here legs has been this way but it doesn’t look like splayed leg as it does have swelling at the hock. I noticed this morning the toes are starting to slight point out so I...
  13. L

    HELP! New chick hatched late and can’t stand! Curled toes and wry neck!!

    My sister and I have been hatching chicks for the season (a sneaky hen hid her eggs too well and by the time we found them they were half way developed). We had moved part of the batch under another hen who was starting to brood, and a few into our incubator. One out of the three eggs in the...
  14. Kungfoomanda

    Baby Chick HELP! SPLAYED LEG?

    Okay, I've been researching and I'm not sure this is the case or not. This little beauty had some issues hatching. It was 2 days since it pecked through and wasn't making any progress so I help it out of it's shell (I know but the membrane was stuck to it's head as you can see in the photos.)...
  15. Z

    How to treat splayed leg or legs in baby chicks!

    recently I have gotten into incubating and hatching chicks, specifically quail chicks. I experienced splayed leg in multiple chicks because or many different reasons. I tried many methods such as the bandaid method with no success. I eventually found THE QUICKEST AND EASIEST WAY TO FIX SPLAYED...
  16. Happy Henny

    Sick Silkie

    Hi, I have a Sick silkie that I am concerned about. I was away on vacation and once we came home we found one of our 2 month old silkies in her coop looking sick. She was Laying down with her legs sprawled out in the middle of the coop peeping for her mother. I took her out and got a little...
  17. Happy Henny

    Sick Silkies

    Hi, I have a Sick silkie that I am concerned about. I was away on vacation and once we came home we found one of our 2 month old silkies in her coop looking sick. She was Laying down with her legs sprawled out in the middle of the coop peeping for her mother. I took her out and got a little...
  18. B

    8 week chick- toes curled leg/foot twisted, joint swollen, can't walk well- help!

    I incubated several of my Mille Fleur d'Uccle's eggs and Chester is the only one that hatched. She is 8 weeks old now. She was born with twisted toes and has always had trouble walking and we tried to correct them with tape and cardboard but it seemed like it was doing more harm than good so we...
  19. Virginia and James

    Spraddle leg 8 week old

    Three weeks ago we moved our hatchery chicks outside, and in the process had an accident with one of the Spitzhauben kids. This is totally, entirely, 120% our fault and I am the first to own that. Little girl Hobbes has been having symptoms of what appears to be spraddle or splayed leg in her...
  20. K

    Curled leg on newborn chick

    So my mom hatched some chicks in our incubator that the mother hen had abandoned, one of them hatched about 3 days ago but its extremely small and one of its legs is curled up to its chest so it cant walk and can barely eat or drink. She put a splayed leg splint thing on it to hopefully bring...
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