3 yr old that starts to limp

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenladyinMN, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. ChickenladyinMN

    ChickenladyinMN In the Brooder

    Mar 20, 2008
    Isanti, MN
    I have a 3yr old Americauna hen that starts to limp every "Once in a Blue Moon" however this time seems to be a little worse because she is actually holding the leg up and hopping around on one leg. I managed to get a hold of her this morning and looked at her entire leg, there is no swelling and nothing seems to be out of place. She has done this ever since she was a baby. Is this something I should be concerned about? [​IMG]
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Could be a genetic defect>> If she is eating and drinking I wouldnt worry too much...

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