7 week old with leg injury?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by j'schicks, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. j'schicks

    j'schicks Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 18, 2010
    I went to take the chicks outside this morning and I noticed that one of my EE's has something wrong with her leg. The leg is facing the wrong direction but her foot is on the ground. It has to have happened in the last 24 hours. She doesn't seem to be in too much pain and is moving around the run and eating.
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    Try doing a search here on the forum for splay leg and see if that's what it sounds like she has.
    I had a chick that was born with her whole hip rotated. Hopefully that's not what's going on with your bird.

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