1. mariataylor1260

    mariataylor1260 New Egg

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    so our dog got into the chicken area and was on top our chicken, we caught the dog before she killed her, but she cannot stand nor fly, she falls forward like she is compleatly off balance. we have placed her apart form the other girls in order for her to heal but there hasn't been much improvement and it's been 5 days. she is eating and drinking and scoots around in the box? is there anything that we are not doing right ? anything that we should try? or is she doomed .
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hope she gets better !
     
  3. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Be sure she's getting plenty of protein and give her some vitamins - polyvisol without iron. Are you sure her legs aren't injured/broken??
     
  4. mariataylor1260

    mariataylor1260 New Egg

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    Yes it seems like it could be broken, if it was just a strain, we should be seeing some improvement, right¿ Never heard of chicken vitamins, will give them a try! Any other suggestions?
     
  5. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Polyvisol w/o iron are baby vitamins - liquid form. You can get them at most any grocery store or pharmacy. If it's broken, you need to splint it ASAP. Do a word search here for the keywords broken and splint. I've seen different ideas on it. But I do know you have to do it very quickly!
     

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