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can my chick survive with slipped tendon?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by easterlyfarms, May 18, 2009.

  1. easterlyfarms

    easterlyfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    My chick is currently 12 days old and has slipped tendon. currently we are taking away the infection with antibotic cream and pills. he has all of his flight feathers and is growing more. the hock is barely swollen anymore. he is eating and drinking and walking on his one leg. will he be ok. after the infection is totally gone we are going to try to put the tendon back in. any info you could give would be great. he is in absoultly no pain and is perky. do you think he will be ok. thank you
     
  2. California Ducken

    California Ducken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry I don't know so............BUMP!!!
    I hope everything works out.
     
  3. thewarriorchild

    thewarriorchild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I am not mistaken the sooner you get the tendon in the better chance of it staying. Good luck I hope it all works out. I am very interested in leg injuries as they seem to be frequent but there is no good way to get things back together it is kind of pot luck. I look forward to hearing how your bird does.
     
  4. easterlyfarms

    easterlyfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    he is know walking with just one leg. standing up right and walking. do you think i should slip it back into place? I am taking him to the vet again on wednesday. see how well the hock is healing.
     
  5. thewarriorchild

    thewarriorchild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if he is lucky enough to go to the vet cant the vet do it??
     
  6. wantbantams

    wantbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What ever happened to your chick. I have one just like that. She is so cuddly.
     
  7. dolphinlvr4

    dolphinlvr4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a chick who is 3 wks old today. I was at the feed n seed. He asked me if I wanted to take this lil pullet cyz she had a broken leg. The joint is very swollen n her other leg points inward n is bent halfway. I can't straighten it out. I wrapped the swollen one n put just a lil soft tape on her bent leg for her comfort cuz its calloused from her scooting around. She's very perky, eats drinks n poops just fine. Can she adapt with her lifelong disfigured legs? I already know she'll have to be seperated from the flock for her safety. I'm not giving up on her til she does. Shes very spunky n lively. Any suggestions?? I'm a very outta my realm here...
     
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  9. dolphinlvr4

    dolphinlvr4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok Ty for the site info. :)
     

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