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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lurch1, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. Lurch1

    Lurch1 In the Brooder

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    So I was attacked last night and suffered the loss of a 4 week old dorking. Also, my 4 week old jersey giant suffered a laceration on its "knee" to the bone. I have disinfected and bandaged th leg. Any other ideas? It is not puting any wait on it, but still remaisn drinking and eating..... Should I euthanise or let nature take it course?
     

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    If she's eating and drinking keep on trying.
     
  3. emys

    emys Songster

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    If she's eating and drinking keep on trying.

    ditto!​
     
  4. Lurch1

    Lurch1 In the Brooder

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  5. Lurch1

    Lurch1 In the Brooder

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    I had to amputate my JG chicks leg last night. Last night I noticed it was gang green so I cut it off. It is still doing well this AM and getting around super. Hope all goes well.
     
  6. tigerkitten45

    tigerkitten45 Songster

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    I don't mean to judge anyone but how is a chicken going to survive with one leg?
     
  7. Lurch1

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    Well, it has been hobbling around for a week and has been doing fine. The leg was rotting so to speak so it wasnt using it anyway. It was the only way to keep him alive.
     

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