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6 week old chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ruby1512, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. ruby1512

    ruby1512 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I'm new to the forum I have a problem with one of my six week old chicks, she appears to have gone off her legs? she won't stand up and moves around on her what I would call elbows, the others are ok I only have 5, she was ok yesterday now she's unable to walk.
     
  2. chickenbaguette

    chickenbaguette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she on cardboard or a slippery surface? That can cause spraddled legs. Do her legs and feet seem normal? Are they swollen or deformed at all?
     
  3. ruby1512

    ruby1512 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:she was on news paper. she is on towels now so hopefully she can get a grip. i have also been out and got her some vits and administerd them. she is eating fine and drinking fine. her left leg is the worst :-/ it is kind of limp. i will see if she pulls through. very very upset :-'( poor little mite.
     
  4. chickenbaguette

    chickenbaguette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww poor little chicklet! [​IMG] does she seem to be in pain?
     

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