Easter Egger Limping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hounddog777, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. Hounddog777

    Hounddog777 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 6 month old EE that just started limping. Last night, about 10 pm, I heard the Rooster start crowing, which never happens at that time. I went outside with my gun and flashlight, but the coop was closed tighter than a drum It has a steel roof with a door that automatically closes and a solid floor.

    I was wondering if something was outside the coop and startled Pebbles, which might have caused her to fall from her roosting spot. The floor has about 6 inches of pine shavings.

    Anyways, she limps, but seems to eat well, she does rest a lot though. Even while resting, she is pulling at the grass and clover. Does anyone do anything for a chicken like this or just wait and see if she gets better? I hate to lose her, she lays the nicest green eggs.
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe she got pushed off the roost and her her leg a bit.. just keep a eye on her
     
  3. Hounddog777

    Hounddog777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, looks like she is doing OK so far, at least she has a good appetite and seemed to move around better this afternoon. She gives the largest green eggs, Thank you for the reply.
     

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