Gimpy hen???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by coop's chicks, Nov 25, 2009.

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    coop's chicks In the Brooder

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    I have a leghorn bantam who has started limping on one leg. She seems to be fine in every other way....not really low on the "pecking" order, still laying eggs, etc. She seems to be limping worse over the last couple days. Any ideas? Think it's just an injury that'll heal? There are no visible signs of injury or illness. She's been like this for about three days or so.
     
  2. She could have fallen and it is not the leg or the foot that hurts but the thigh ...it should heal in a few weeks
     
  3. coop's chicks

    coop's chicks In the Brooder

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    I suspect you're right because when I touch her foot, she doesn't react. When I touch her leg closer to her body, she does react. I was hoping someone would say that! Forgive me, I'm completely new at this:)
     

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