a chick walking on the back of her knees,and can't stand, please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nizar, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. nizar

    nizar Out Of The Brooder

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    after a long day in the field , I got home at night yesterday, my wife told me that one of our chicks it seems have a problem with their legs and walking on their knees, physically their legs is Ok. but I don't know what happen to her.
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    and she close her toes , anybody know anything about her problem.
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011
  2. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one like this a few years back. Got them at about 2 weeks old from the feedstore.

    I think it was a vitamin deficency. I gave mine a small amt crushed Vit B complex mixed in with water(or you could do baby vitamins- poly-vi-sol without iron). I also made a mash with her chick food and water and fed her plain yogurt as well. She was better in a couple of days. I called her Peggy (or pegs). She was my most outgoing in the end and used to jump up on my arm or shoulder for treats!
     
  3. kittyacid

    kittyacid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a slipped tendon.....please see where I posted on your other thread.
     

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