Chick, can only use one leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by armdchicken, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. armdchicken

    armdchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    We ordered some chicks and after we got them we noticed one can't use one of its legs....It can hop around ok but i am concerned because it is a brahma...is there any way to help it?
     
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  2. armdchicken

    armdchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    anyone?
     
  3. anyone??
     
  4. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

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    Look up splayed leg. That sounds like what it has.
     
  5. armdchicken

    armdchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    it isnt splayed leg...he just doesnt use one of his legs...i will go and take a pic
     
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  6. armdchicken

    armdchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    Sorry the pic isnt the best(he kept moving...) He doesnt put any weight on it but he can move it...
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  7. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

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    He might be lame on that leg.
     
  8. chirpchirpchook

    chirpchirpchook Out Of The Brooder

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    Broken leg? [​IMG]
     
  9. chirpchirpchook

    chirpchirpchook Out Of The Brooder

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    from being dropped?
     
  10. chirpchirpchook

    chirpchirpchook Out Of The Brooder

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    maybe?
     

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