Chickens feet seemed cramped up.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JaceTx, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. JaceTx

    JaceTx Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted a couple weeks ago about a chicken that had trouble standing, like loss of balance. Now she is better, but her feet seemed cramped up so she cann't fully stand up or walk. She tries to push herself up, but her feet are cramped up like a ball. Does anyone know what could be the problem?

    She is a 7 month old dominecker and she is eating a drinking fine and has been like this for 2 full weeks.

    Thanks for any help.
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009
  2. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure, but there is something called bumblefoot....search it.

    take care....
     
  3. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    It could be a vitamin deficiency, especially B12. Add vitamin/electrolytes to their water (bought at feed store). You can also buy Poly-Vi-Sol (liquid baby vitamins) and give a few drops of that each day. Feed it some scrambled egg (high in protein and vitamins).

    Good luck, I hope she gets better.
     
  4. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what all do you feed?

    describe the droppings..color and consistency..
    has she been wormed?
     
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