Blue Orpington Chicks can't walk!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mchlldickson, May 17, 2016.

  1. mchlldickson

    mchlldickson Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone please help me with this? They're 2 days old, and have something wrong with their legs. Should I cull or will they grow out of it?
     
  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would try to do something like this for them

    Let it on for 24 hours and take it off and see what happens
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    It could be a vitamin B2 riboflavin deficiency. Start chick vitamins containing riboflavin in their water right away. Make sure they are eating a fresh chick starter.
     
  4. FireGurl26

    FireGurl26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a really cool video! If i ever have that issue i am definitely going to try this method!
     
  5. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's for splayed leg though in chickens but I just did it also for my turkey I have done this many times to my baby chicks before. It works everytime for me anyways
     
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