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Bad leg on baby chick 3 days old

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lojo694, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. lojo694

    lojo694 Just Hatched

    Mar 24, 2017
    My baby chick stands on one foot. When it tries to put the other one down it draws and he pulls it back up? What should I do? Anyone??
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2017
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2016
    East Sussex
    If it's deformed, I'd bump it off. If it hops around all the time, it's going to be a lot weaker than the other chicks and when they grow up, it'll be picked on. If it doesn't seem deformed, or you don't was to kill i, then leave it and see what happens.

  3. pallas

    pallas Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 14, 2016
    try checking his foot he could have a splinter. I wouldn't think you kill it give him some TLC
  4. lojo694

    lojo694 Just Hatched

    Mar 24, 2017
    Me either. He she sticks it out to Side and hops around with the rest of the chicks. Nothing in the foot. I think it's a slipped tendon which we tried to pull it back in place but it wouldn't. How she's a hen do she'll have a little better life with the one foot.

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