baby chick limping

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by urban chicks, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. urban chicks

    urban chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    my white rock baby chick is about 5/6 days old and she has been limping for about four days. there is no visible injury and the bedding i use is wood shavings. is it possible she sprained it? and if so how do i fix it? will she always limp? any advice?? please help.
     
  2. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does she look fine? check that her leg bends properly, if it doesn't then put a cardboard splint on its leg for a few days
     
  3. urban chicks

    urban chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    yes she looks fine and hops around and eats and drinks and yes her leg does bend properly but should I put the splint any way ??
     
  4. urban chicks

    urban chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    please help me you seem like you know a lot about this.
     
  5. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if she looks fine then she should be fine. i have a bird with a limp and she's always happy and sits eggs
     

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