Chick with problem legs!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by em530, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. em530

    em530 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone I have had some chicks hatch yesterday and throughout the night, one little Pekin has its legs out in front of it, it almost sits behind its hocks with its legs out near its head, I have taped legs as if they were splayed with not much luck as the legs are not to the side but in front, has anyone got any advice/ideas on how I can try and correct the leg position? Any help appreciated thank you
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    em530 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brilliant!! Thank you I will try all of the above [​IMG]
     
  4. em530

    em530 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just thought I would give a quick update, I gave the chick some vitamins, and fashioned some leg splints out of plasters I kept them on for a week changing when they got soiled, the chick is now thriving and doing well, to look at it now you would not know it had anything wrong [​IMG] Thankyou for your help!!
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That is really great news. Thanks for the update.
     

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