Anybody have a chicken who survived Spradle leg, but still limps??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicky gal1, Jun 28, 2009.

  1. chicky gal1

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    I have a chick that is about one week old and has had spradle leg for the whole first week. I still have her legs splinted with a bandaid. She limps only putting weight on the one leg for a brief second while holding her weight with the main leg. Much of the time she lays down, but looks alert and happy for the most part. She is able to get to the food & water with a hobble, but she makes it ok.. I don't doubt she will make it but i wonder if she will always have a limp? Thanks for any thoughts you may have [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    I don't think there is any way to predict the answer to this.
     
  3. chicky gal1

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    is there anyone out there who had a chick that survived spradle leg?

    if so, did yours still limp, or walk normal after they matured ?

    Thanks ddawn, just wondering about anyones experiences i can learn from [​IMG]
     

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