Chick with bad leg!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by brooster, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    One of my Millie Fleur d'Uccle chicks has a bad leg. He hatched this morning, and his leg was like not in the bottom of the egg, it was up by his face. Never thought any thing of it. Now he wont use it he hops arround, and holds his leg up cause he wont stand on it. What is wrong, what can i do?
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    do a search on spraddle leg on the forum. There is a thread with pics.
     
  3. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    No, its not spraddle leg. Its like its sprained, and we just holds it in the air like it hurts.
     
  4. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Can anyone help?
     
  5. chickencrazie08

    chickencrazie08 Out Of The Brooder

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    try to treat for spraddle leg and if it hurts the chick when you bend it back then take it to the vets, if it doesnt hurt just do the spraddle leg treatment.
    hope this helps
    good luck
     

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