chick with leg problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by donjr721, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. donjr721

    donjr721 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a day old chick, hatched yesterday, it acts like it's leg is hurt. i noticed the joint looks a little inflamed, so it just hobbles around the brooder. what should i do for it? the other 23 are doing fine.
     
  2. edselpdx

    edselpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sorry I can't help you with you chick's leg problem, but I'd love to see a picture of that 24-legged chick...
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  3. donjr721

    donjr721 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Sorry I can't help you with you chick's leg problem, but I'd love to see a picture of that 24-legged chick...
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    that's funny, here is the "24-legged one" ha ha



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  4. tedabug

    tedabug Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chick this spring with the same thing. She slept more than the others as well. I was sure I was going to lose her. I put a little neosporin ointment on it once a night and also soaked it in warm epsom salt/water once a day. She grew up to be a randy little silver laced wyandotte. More feisty than any other! Good luck. She should grow out of it with a little TLC.
     

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