Broken Leg...?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chichick, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my chicken has a broken leg. All of the chickens were up against the fence like usual except 1 that was laying in the back of the coop. When I walked up to it, it just hung it's head and sat there. When I picked it up, I inspected it's wings and everything, but then I pulled her right I felt a pop and she jerked away. Does that mean a broken leg, and if so what do I do?
     
  2. ajay

    ajay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am no expert, but I would think if it popped, it's dislocated...

    Is she walking at all? My chicken hurt her leg and I am still asking a ton of questions, but I was told to remove her from the flock to let her heal. My girls leg is hot which might mean infection. I am going to see if I can find an antibiotic to give her.

    I hope you get your questions answered and that your chicken heals OK.
     
  3. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After that she hasn't shown any sign of a hurt leg exept for when she tried to stand up and you could tell it was still bothering her, but we brought her inside and watering her with a bottle(she won't drink on her own).
     

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