Chicken leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lstanley3626, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. lstanley3626

    lstanley3626 New Egg

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    I was spraying my hen with poultry protector for mites and she kept flipping out so I grabbed her by her legs and led her to finish apply the spray. When I was done I let her go and she won't put pressure on her left leg. She doesn't squirm when I feel the leg but does squawk. I'm hoping someone can tell me if I should splint it or just keep her quarantined by herself until it heals on its own. This just happened today so I really can't tell if she's eating or drinking. Thanks all for the help in advanced
     
  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    I would quarantine her and see how she is tomorrow. A lot of the time they are muscle injuries and heal on their own. You don't feel any obvious breaks do you?
     
  3. lstanley3626

    lstanley3626 New Egg

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    Thank you!
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    You're welcome
     
  5. lstanley3626

    lstanley3626 New Egg

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    So nothings really changed, she's still not using her leg, I don't feel any breaks, unless it's where here toes are. I feel so bad for my girl. Anything else I can do to help her?

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  6. lstanley3626

    lstanley3626 New Egg

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    How long should you give her to heal like a week or two?
     
  7. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it the camera angle, or is that left leg quite swollen?
     
  8. lstanley3626

    lstanley3626 New Egg

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    No it's not swollen, it shakes when she holds it up off the ground though
     

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