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3 week old chick's leg hurt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenshiha, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    last night my chicks were attacked by something not sure what it was and it took 8 chicks and 1 is fine but scared and another that was attacked but got fast before it came back it's leg is hurt it was very bad that night but no blood or anything but could be a broken leg but today it looks like it is not hurt much and is eating but can't stand it drags its self with it's wings please help i have some vitamins and electrolytes and some 22% protien feed to boost it up a but probably not,and i dont have any medical stuff i got some tape and taped a small cloth to the leg not too tight though please help again!!!
     
  2. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone please help fast
     
  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  4. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i think the wing is weak but its good and better than before but today it started to try to stand and just a minute ago it started running or jumping fast but limping its improving if only the others were alive right now its with its sister in a box and i think its helping her warming her and this one was touching it tried to feed her by moving the feed to her! and thanks for the link
     
  5. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm glad you are seeing improvement.
     
  6. chickenshiha

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    thanks i just saw her now and she is standing up but not much weight on the leg should i use a splint or just let her improve her self?and also what should i do with the wing? it it is sometimes droopy
     
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  8. chickenshiha

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    no i i still dont know she has no cuts or aything but it seems that shes healing her self
     

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