Chicken hopping on one leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jamieg, May 15, 2011.

  1. jamieg

    jamieg Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 20, 2010
    Chili, Wisconsin
    One of my chickens began hopping on one leg yesterday. I have looked at the bottom of her feet and don't see anything wrong? Not cuts or anything obvious to me. Any ideas on what to do? She hasn't been free ranging much with the others and I will be isolating her from the others. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
  2. flowerhippie

    flowerhippie Out Of The Brooder

    May 13, 2011
    Sometimes they will get a bruise just like us. Frolicking around may sprain a muscle, If after a few days this dose not get better. keep her from movement by confining her to a smaller area. I hope she gets well soon!
  3. puchaczyk

    puchaczyk Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 7, 2012
    My chicken hops before she lays!! At first I was concerned but after the egg came out she was all better :)

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