Chicken not Walking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by baggsie, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. baggsie

    baggsie Out Of The Brooder

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    This baby is having trouble walking around. Not sure if it's his legs or the red spot on him? If it's his legs should we try to put a splint on him. He's so sweet and don't want to lose him. He's out of our first time incubating. Thanks for any advice.

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  2. Ourpeeps123

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    It looks like the legs.
     
  3. baggsie

    baggsie Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you think using a bandaid would help?
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I would put him on chick vitamins in his water, good for the other chicks as well. SaveAChick vitamins are good, and so are Vitamins With Lactobacillus, and Durvet Poultry Vitamins. Try him in a chick chair to help him stand with feet touching the floor. Google chick chair for pictures of some. If his legs are more than1 1/4 inches apart, he may need a bandaid or vert wrap hobble.
     
  5. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 on all advice here
     
  6. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll pray for you I no how it feels to lose a chicken it's very very hard especially when a coon gets them... [​IMG]
     
  7. baggsie

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    Thanks we are trying to make a chair now. I hope it works. Will go tomorrow and get the vitamins. Great info Eggcessive thank you!

    Thanks Jenna. It will break my heart to lose him. They are all so precious.
     

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