Chick with a crooked leg?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crazyforchicks, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. crazyforchicks

    crazyforchicks Chirping

    Sep 11, 2010
    I hatched out a chick a week ago and its leg is crooked, It is really healthy but the leg is twisted kind of to the side instead of down. I really want to save this guy because there is nothing wrong with it otherwise. Is there any kind of boot I can put on this chick that can train the leg to grow straight? If I try and turn the joint it will move in the correct way, Any help is greatly appreciated!!!


  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
  3. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    I don't see anything that looks too concerning. The only thing that I would worry about is the red droppings beside him/her.

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