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could this lil one make it?????????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bantaclear, May 16, 2011.

  1. bantaclear

    bantaclear Out Of The Brooder

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    I have this lil chick whos neck is.....well.....kinked i guess would be the best way to put it. It can eat and drink ok, and so far hasnt been picked on. Im just wondering if anyone has seen or delt with this before and if they're chicks made it ok or not.
    Please excuse the mess they had fun with the egg that i gave them.

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    This next one is how it sleeps some times.

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  2. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If anything, the splayed legs look like more of a problem.
     
  3. Granny Hoffman

    Granny Hoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. bantaclear

    bantaclear Out Of The Brooder

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    Im thinking that the leg problem has to do with the neck? Its turned to the left all the time so it has to keep its legs like that to stop from falling over. Should i splint the legs and see if it can still walk ok?
     
  5. DebbieF

    DebbieF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also wouldn't put her on a slippery surface as in the first 2 pictures.
     
  6. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree there is a problem with the legs but if the neck is kinked, not just occasionally turned one way, you could also check up on wry neck.
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2011
  7. bantaclear

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    i looked up the wry neck info and from what i read the chicks all of a sudden got it, my lil one was born or well hatched like that.I think i'll just not worry about its neck for now it can eat and drink fine. Any ideas on what i can do about its legs?
     

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