Chick born with hurt leg

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 1sttimerchick, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. 1sttimerchick

    1sttimerchick New Egg

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    This chick hatched today and it holds it's leg up and can't walk is there anything I can do for it.
     
  2. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures? It is hard to tell what is going on without pictures.
     
  3. 1sttimerchick

    1sttimerchick New Egg

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    How do I post a picture. I tried when I first made the post and it didn't work.
     
  4. 1sttimerchick

    1sttimerchick New Egg

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  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hilo, HI
    Could you get a picture of it "standing" so we can see what you're meaning? Can you manually extend that leg? Is it the same size as the other?
     
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  6. 1sttimerchick

    1sttimerchick New Egg

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    its the same size as the other. and I have tried extending it and it starts to chirp and squirm like it hurts so I stop.[​IMG]
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hilo, HI
    Sorry I have no idea but hang in there someone will peep in with more help. It's hard being a "mama" when they're "hurting" :( Hopefully it's not serious & straightens out.
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2016

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