Crazy leg

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by marytoast, May 8, 2009.

  1. marytoast

    marytoast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may have been asked before but here goes. I have a guinea keet >24 hours old. Her leg seems to be stuck in front of her. Is there a way to repair the problem or should we cull?
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    Last edited: May 8, 2009
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I'm pretty sure that's splay leg which CAN get better over time but I guess normally it doesnt get better. Hopefully someone with more experience can give you some advice here.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    If it is spraddle-leg, it can be fixed with bandaids usually. However, spraddle leg usually is the leg sticking out to the side, or behind, the chick, so I don't think that's what your baby's problem is. Do a search for slipped tendon, spraddle leg, or splay leg (same thing, different name), and maybe you can find something that could help.
     

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