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Buff Brahma Bantam Rooster walking funny

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BlackBart, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    My little BBB Rooster Billy was fine two days ago, walking around and scratching for worms but yesturday he was walking odd the only way I can describe it is, like his diaper was full.
    But he roosted fine.
    Today he was still walking odd but one of his legs was jerky and he was sitting down allot. I walked up and picked him up, no struggle.
    He is in the house now and I gave him vitamins and canned cat food. He seems fine otherwise.

    Do you think he sprained his hip? pretty hard to tell if it is swollen he already is chubby. I don't think its broken because he was walking on it.

    Is it some horrible disease? He is the only one acting this way.

    Is there anything I can give him? should I take him to the Vet or wait a few days to see if bed rest will help?
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2009
  2. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    I don't know I have heard of dislocated hips etc but then again I don't know the symptoms so here is a bump
  3. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    now both legs shiver and he can't walk..........[​IMG]
  4. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    RIP Billy [​IMG]
  5. Stippett

    Stippett Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 29, 2009
    Bahama, NC
    [​IMG] sorry

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