3 month old hurt it’s leg...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jbear697, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. jbear697

    jbear697 In the Brooder

    Jan 23, 2018
    AE1ABD64-CCFC-4079-9366-1501F12BFB5E.jpeg 6BFEA388-4774-4045-BA61-68B708880664.jpeg Hi,

    Until a couple of days ago this chick was fine, walking and doing chook things. They have started getting out of their pen and into the young ducks who don’t seem to care they’re there. I’m not sure if it’s hurt it coming out of the pen or if it got on the bad side of the ducks. (The ducks are much bigger and even a warning might injure these little ones)
    It’s limping around and it seems to have gotten worse. Today I pulled it out of the pen and popped it in isolation. Anything I should be doing??

    I posted some images of how it’s standing. It walks on the outside of its foot with one toe turned inward.
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    It looks like a leg bone deformity on the right leg, such as varus valgus deformity which can get worse as they grow, but a hip injury or slipped tendon could also be a problems. Can you see a vet? Sometimes leg bone deformities can result in a blown out hock tendon. I hope you can help her.

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