baby chick limping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by urban chicks, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. urban chicks

    urban chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    my white rock chick is only 3/4 days old and at first she was pooping out blood then thank god she stopped. But now she limps and does not use one leg at all, her left leg is swelled a little bit, and her right leg is perfectly fine. and surprisingly she walks on her left leg (the swollen leg) please help me i have never had this problem and for the bedding I've used wood shavings. will she be able to walk again? what can I do? please help. IS IT POSSIBLE THAT SHE SPRAINED IT? IF SO WHAT CAN I DO?
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    If she is pooping blood and from what you explained it sounds like she may have had a bad injury. Is that possible? She may have eaten wood chips? Or may have coccidiosis. This does not sound good. This is a very strange set of symptoms. You could try treating her for cocci but I am not sure it will help.
     

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