Chicken Limping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by WhiteCochinLover, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen wont put her weight on her left foot.... We cant fing anything wrong... My mom said the rooster might have tried to mate and hert her?
     
  2. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So why not splint it away with a couple 2 or 3 Q-tips and take weight off it. Just bc you cant see it doesn't mean its not a muscle or you can see it it might be under the skin. Wrap it with soft tape for a week and see if that helps. Better than doing nothing and may fix whatever it may have been. Good luck.
     
  3. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thanks
     
  4. momsfarm

    momsfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    could you explain how to make a splint with qtips. i have a 7 mo barred pullet who is limping and sitting back on the hock. thanks
     

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