Chick won't put any weight on left leg-With Picture

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by j'schicks, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. j'schicks

    j'schicks In the Brooder

    Sep 18, 2010
    This chick has been hopping around on one leg since it hatched on Saturday. It seems to be thriving other wise, eating, drinking, all the same things that the other chicks are doing except for scratching. Thoughts?

  2. slaird61

    slaird61 In the Brooder

    Sep 20, 2010
    Maybe its leg was injured in transit. It must hurt him if he won't put weight on it. Poor guy (or gal). My donkey stepped on one of my Plymouth Rock roo's legs and he carried it for about a week before he would put any weight on it. It got better on it's own and he ended up being completely normal.

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