Baby Button Quail: Slipped Tendon Or Spraddle Leg?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheNeonPanther, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. TheNeonPanther

    TheNeonPanther Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a baby button quail who I recently noticed had a leg looking like this.(credit to the person that took the picture.)
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    I did the "tape legs" treatment but I cant see any improvement. This has been going on since it was 4 days old. They are about 2 in a half weeks now. Is there anything else I could try? Is this spraddle leg or slipped tendon?
    EDIT: got a real picture of him.
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    Also he is growing much slower than his siblings.
    They already are nearly fully feathered and he still looks like this.
    (he is only a day younger than them)
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2016

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