Crippled pullet

Gallinarium

Crowing
Apr 15, 2020
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So I was over at a friend's house, looking at their young birds. They pointed out a bird that was much smaller than the others of its breed. Apparently it was stepped on as a chick, and now has crippled feet. As it can't compete for food, its growth is stunted. I barely know any info about it, though I can find out more info if requested.
Source: Murray McMurray hatchery.
Age: can find out.
Breed: don't know but you guys can probably identify it.
Gender: I think pullet.
Here's some pictures. Forgive the quality of some of them, my camera partner was a four-year-old. It did not go well.
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Just wondering if there's anything they can do to help it. Thanks in advance.
 

Sasha-chickens

Chirping
Aug 1, 2019
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So I was over at a friend's house, looking at their young birds. They pointed out a bird that was much smaller than the others of its breed. Apparently it was stepped on as a chick, and now has crippled feet. As it can't compete for food, its growth is stunted. I barely know any info about it, though I can find out more info if requested.
Source: Murray McMurray hatchery.
Age: can find out.
Breed: don't know but you guys can probably identify it.
Gender: I think pullet.
Here's some pictures. Forgive the quality of some of them, my camera partner was a four-year-old. It did not go well. View attachment 2180924 View attachment 2180930 View attachment 2180934 View attachment 2180952 View attachment 2180924 View attachment 2180930 View attachment 2180934 View attachment 2180952 View attachment 2180924
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Just wondering if there's anything they can do to help it. Thanks in advance.
i know when the chicken was a chick you could tape it’s foot to where it didn’t ball up and give it leg therapy. I’m not sure about when they are older. maybe cut a piece of cardboard to where the chicken can still try to walk and tape it to the bottom of its foot so that it could train the foot to stay flat.
 

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