Chick foot injury - 7 days old

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Greenlight Farm, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. Greenlight Farm

    Greenlight Farm New Egg

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    Hi folks,

    Looking for some assistance with a foot injury. This is a 7 day old modern game chick, noticed it was limping around couple days ago and standing on 1 leg. Thought it sick but then notice swelling in one of its feet, here are a few photos:

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    Not quite sure what to do. Thanks in advance for your help
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    Last edited: Apr 1, 2016
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Probably just a sprain. I don't think there is much you can do, since you don't want to separate him from the others. It will probably heal in a couple of weeks. Just watch for any other symptoms or swelling.
     
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  3. Chicks4fun2

    Chicks4fun2 Out Of The Brooder

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    looks like a little sprain. get well soon little chickie!
     
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