1. DunnoWhatImDoin

    DunnoWhatImDoin Just Hatched

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    One of my hybrids broke her leg last night, I think she caught it in the fence trying to get away from another one. She hopped out of her coop this morning but just lay down then. I seperated her into her own little run with food and water but she just lay beside them and wont move.

    I cant afford to spend €50 on a vet for a €10 chicken, the local vet wouldn't be used to dealing with chickens anyway. Her leg is curled up under her, the claw closed. Do I just wait and hope, try to wrap it, or stretch her neck?
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Set it and wrap it.
     
  3. DunnoWhatImDoin

    DunnoWhatImDoin Just Hatched

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    I don't know how to set it but I can look it up and do it this evening. She's one of our best layers and really friendly too.
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Try utube there are several videos on chickens with broken leg.
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2017
  5. DunnoWhatImDoin

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    It doesn't look broken but is hanging very loose and she has no power in her claw. It feels as if it's clicking slightly and might be dislocated at the knee/elbow.
     

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