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Baby EE Cant Stand UP

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dorothy1324, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering if anyone can help with this we had a mom Hatch 11 babies well one of them started limping a little and then 2 days later i found it under the house unable to stand up i brought it in the house and put it in a box it still eats and drinks and chirps just can not stand up. I hate to have to put it to sleep i have never had to do this befor but we can not have a chick suffer:( They are 3 weeks old



    She is up and moving
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2008
  2. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone got any advice my 8 year old daughter is torn up about a sick baby
     
  3. Solsken Farm

    Solsken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awww. Are its legs out to it's side? It could be splay or spraddle leg. If so there is a way to treat it. Can you post a pic?
     
  4. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would like to post a pic but my camera broke the legs go forward a little and then out a little the elbow joint is a little puffy. she is trying to stand a little and if i put my finger under her feet she does close them around my finger
     
  5. Solsken Farm

    Solsken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

  6. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any sign of why it might not be able to stand up? Are it's legs in a funny position, as the posters above me have suggested? Are the feet or toes curled or deformed? Are there any visible signs of injury?
     
  7. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops, sorry, you answered before I posted.

    Is it both elbow joints that look puffy, or just one?
     
  8. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great News I have been giving the little lady antibiotics from the start and now she is standing up and walking on her own still a little wobbly but up and moving none the less !!!!!!!!!!!! So Maybe she had some weird infection:D[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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