broke leg please help!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zebserema, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my half silkie hen that is 7 weeks old seems to have broke a leg she cannot walk and is not acting good should i cull her i do not have much time to nurse her back to health please help!!!!
     
  2. savingpurple

    savingpurple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not much experience here, but knowing a person responds to the post is always comforting as you wait for a post form a person more experienced....

    Wish I had much more help than I can offer right now, but I just don't...[​IMG]

    I guess I would keep her calm in a dark room, quiet atmosphere. She may be in shock. Past that I am no good to you....

    Hopefully more experienced people will come on, and help. Good luck, and my thoughts are with you!! [​IMG]
     
  3. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to cull her [​IMG] I was so sad she was in shock she couldnt move and she was shaking violently and breathing hard [​IMG] she is in a better place
     
  4. savingpurple

    savingpurple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry. [​IMG]
     
  5. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks [​IMG]
     
  6. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, but you did the right thing.
     
  7. HenneePennee

    HenneePennee Out Of The Brooder

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    Being a farmer is tough, my daddy always told me.
    I've had to cull injured chickens before and it never gets easier.
    I think it shows you have a good heart.
    But ultimately you did the right thing.

    Amanda [​IMG]
     
  8. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks it was hard but I know that it was the right thing [​IMG] ill miss her
     

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