chick with strange legs x

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jo helm, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. jo helm

    jo helm New Egg

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    hi please can you give me some advise we have sucsessfully hatched 5 chicks in a incubator but noticed the white leghorn chick has problems standing up it keeps doing the splits is there anything we can do to help the chic she isn't eating ether please help xxx
     
  2. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do a search for Splayed, Straddle legs. Band Aid hobble fix sounds needed
     
  3. jo helm

    jo helm New Egg

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    thank you for the advise I have used surgical tape on the legs and already have noticed a difference she can walk about great [​IMG].I had a black silkie hatch but she had problems with her toes curling in I checked this out also and was advised tape the foot to some card the chick seems very weak only time will tell thanks again for your help x
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    You're welcome. Good luck with them!
     

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