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Blue Jersey Giant with a Bad Limp

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LilChickCoop, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. LilChickCoop

    LilChickCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not quite sure what happened.... maybe he jumped down from the roosting bar, I don't know. All I do know is that my 6 month old Blue Jersey Giant roo walks around like his right leg has "given out" on him- he has been walking with a bad limp for the last 3-4 days.....what do I do? He still gets around and eats and drinks, but he has me worried. Thoughts?
     
  2. PAchickenlover

    PAchickenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My "Red" a RIR started out just like that and that was at least 2 months ago. She is still limping and we still don't know exactly why. Good luck with your Roo.
     
  3. LilChickCoop

    LilChickCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been feeding them with showbird food... Could it be too much protein? I have seen no evidence of trauma or injury....
     
  4. LilChickCoop

    LilChickCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone? Watching him walk, it seems almost like his entire leg drops out of joint and cannot support his weight. What do I do?
     

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