Emergency

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by debjj, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. debjj

    debjj New Egg

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    I have a chicken that is 7 years old and my pet, she jumped down out of the nest and broke a leg....any suggestions?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Oh, so sorry to hear that....where is the leg broken at? Is it in a place where you could splint it?
     
  3. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    use the search engine for broken leg.
    good luck
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  4. debjj

    debjj New Egg

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    It's in the joint so I can't splint it. I've been working the leg very gentle so it won't stiffen up on her.
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Like at the knee or the ankle then?
     
  6. debjj

    debjj New Egg

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    It feels like it's in the knee. She's so pitiful
     
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I am not sure what to do for that....I will try to check and get back to you........
     
  8. JimandCillasGirls

    JimandCillasGirls Out Of The Brooder

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    I am so sorry. Good luck and keep us posted.
     
  9. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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  10. debjj

    debjj New Egg

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    Thank You...I had one chicken that my neighbors dog got hold of (after it flew across the fence) and broke it's leg but she's getting around pretty good....I call her gimpy. But Blackie is old and not as strong. I would appreciate any suggestions that I can get to help her.
     

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