Chicken limping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joleen49, May 26, 2012.

  1. joleen49

    joleen49 Hatching

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    I have a large chicken that has been limping for 1.5 weeks. I kept watching for signs of bumble foot, but none. The foot is swollen and red by ankle and hard on pad. Could it be broken and if so what do I do? I don't want to lose her and there are no vets here that take care of chickens.
     
  2. rachlore

    rachlore Songster

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    Find out where the closest vet is that works with chickens and take the time to drive there, i promise there is something bad going on with her foot. Inspect it for bites if she is a free range chicken (snake bites maybe) but there is a pretty bad chance that she will die. im sorry but that just sounds terrible.[​IMG]
     

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