gets around barely on his knees

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dadsgirl, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. dadsgirl

    dadsgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my 3 day old chick cannot stand , when he tries to get around he does it on his knees, falling backwards sometimes and then forwards, what is this called , and is there any way i can help him to walk correctly, he seems healthy every other way, he eats some and drinks when lifted to his bowl..please help..
     
  2. basicliving

    basicliving Keepin' the sunny side up

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    I'm sorry I can't help you as I have never experienced this issue - but hopefully this will put your post close to the top again so maybe someone that can help will find it.

    I'm wishing you the best of luck.

    Penny
     
  3. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    You might want to post in the Emergency forum. I know I've seen posts with this type of problem and I saw some people trying to fashion some sort of splint for the legs with band-aids. The people in there are pretty knowledgeable and they give good advice.

    Good luck!
     
  4. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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