chick with limp feet? pls help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by yyutiw, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. yyutiw

    yyutiw In the Brooder

    Apr 30, 2017
    I recently incubated a bunch of new chicks, but soon realized that one of them had 2 feet that seemed completely useless! Their toes are curled in and the poor thing has been walking on the middle of their leg. I would appreciate if someone would help with this issue ASAP, I have attached a photo of their feet

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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    I think @Farmer Connie might be able to help you with trying to fix the feet.
  3. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
    I am going thru an identical situation at this very second. 5 mins ago mixed up a solution of vitamin E, vitamins & electrolytes with a couple drops of nutridrench. Sucked it up into a drench syringe and squeezing out about a teaspoon into the cup of my palm and dipping it's beak into the fluid. Then I have placed rolled up wash cloths with rubber bands to keep 20180402_175204.jpg 20180402_175057.jpg them tight. Kind of made a brace of sorts to keep it on it's feet to exercise them to build strength.
    To be honest, I don't think mine is going to make it.
    Nutrition is a must for development. Water ain't gunna cut it.
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