another problem! he is limping I am sick of chicken problems(PICTURE!)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by GoldenSparrow, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we seem to have yet another problem [​IMG]
    seems as soon as the last on is taken care of a new one stars [​IMG]

    my 4 year old rooster is limping. I have no clue as to why. I checked him out, there are no injuries or anthing I can see.
    what could be wrong now?
    he seems fine other then that, but he seems to have had it for a few weeks now. [​IMG]
    he is also molting.

    Thank you
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2011
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducky Land!
    Does he make sounds or pull away when you touch his foot? Could he have fallen and hurt his foot? Are his spurs so long that he cannot walk properly?

    Brian
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His spars are very long, this pic they are over 2 inches. I took this last year, and they HAVE grown a bit more.
    [​IMG]
     
  4. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    You can try clipping them a little bit because hen he walks they might poke him in the foot and cause him to limp.
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Check the bottom of his feet for bumblefoot if his spurs arnt interfering with his ability to walk.
     
  6. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks guys I will check for bumblefoot, I pray its not [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Snowygirl

    Snowygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'll be praying...[​IMG]
     

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