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Chicken that is limping pretty bad

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ginnylea, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. ginnylea

    ginnylea Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a white rock she is about 5 months old. About 4 days ago she started limping badly on her right leg I pick her up and couldn't fine any punctures or sores any where. She won't put much weight on it. I really don't have any ideal what is wrong it really is starting to worry me. Could someone help me please.
     
  2. TBeiter

    TBeiter Out Of The Brooder

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    she might be a target for other hens, so watch them, as for the limping, since there are no visible wounds, she might have broken a leg, or just pulled something. I would say just to watch her and that it might heal on its own..

    Good Luck! Tessa
     
  3. ginnylea

    ginnylea Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I went ahead and separated her today so they wouldn't start picking on her. Thank you for getting back to me I really hope your right, Oh by the way I have a 16yr. old granddaughter named Tessa just thought I would tell you that.
     

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