Chick with splayed legs :(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by alli590, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. alli590

    alli590 In the Brooder

    Feb 18, 2015
    I have one chick f[​IMG]rom our bator that hatch with splayed legs :( he is tiny and getting picked on. Has a hard time sleeping so I have to hold him in a position so he sleeps comfortably. How do I fix his legs? Can he stay with the others? I'm home all the time and can nurse on him. He is tiny and getting picked on :( he can't stand, he just falls back words, has a hard time walking as well[​IMG][/IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2015
  2. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Songster

    May 14, 2014
    E Washington
    Cut a strip of Band-Aid, tape it around each ankle and leave adequate space for the little baby to shuffle around. He should heal since he is so young. Make sure the brooder substrate is good and textured so as not to aggravate the condition in any others.

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