Four legged chick - need advice!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CieloBluChick, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. CieloBluChick

    CieloBluChick New Egg

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    Has anyone raised a four legged chick? We had one born on Friday naturally at our farm. I need any advice I can get. I am a new member and I posted on the member introduction page so please forgive me if I am double posting. I have the chick separated and living on our porch right now. She is eating and drinking. I believe it will survive so need advice for the future. Thank you.

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  2. PipieTuke

    PipieTuke Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow that's amazing can it walk and eat and drink? If it can then it will make it it will look funny it's whole life but it will live I've had a 3leged chick she lived intill she was 2 then a raccoon got. Her
     
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  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
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    OMGosh! I've never seen anything like her!
     
  4. Razz3

    Razz3 Just Hatched

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    I'm sure that she'll be able to live normally, though keeping her separate until she can walk well would probably be helpful. Can she walk alright?
     
  5. CieloBluChick

    CieloBluChick New Egg

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    Did you keep her by herself or did she live in the coop? Thanks for the encouragement.
     
  6. h2oratt

    h2oratt Overrun With Chickens

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    Come over to the incubation thread of Sally sunshine. You will get lots of advice there.
     
  7. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why did you separate the chick from the others....?
    Very unusual.... but still adorable....!!
     
  8. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]In another thread she stated that it was broody hatched then after 2 days momma hen tried to kill it.
     
  9. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh okay....I'm sorry I didn't see that.... =(
    thank you for letting me know....
    I'd try putting another chick with her or him.... for company... =)
     
  10. Elky

    Elky Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with you mustang, a chick will eat and drink more if it has a buddy :)
     

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