Good morning From the Poconos. Problem with Rhode Island Red!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yeah Chickens, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Yeah Chickens

    Yeah Chickens New Egg

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    Hey. Just made my account and I have a feeling I am posting in the wrong section. I have a chicken that is hurt and want to know how to get to a forum that can help. I will post this here anyways just to see if anyone has a thought!

    I have a rhode island red, 2 yrs old that was fine this morning but just went out there and she can not stand on her one leg. Both legs and toes move fine she just can't support herself. This has happened in the past with a silkie and we had to put her down. I don't want to put this one down though. I have her in the house comfortable, eating and drinking fine. My suspicion is one of my ducks got after her but it doesn't seem to be broken. Any suggestions? Much appreciated!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    For the best response, post your question in the Injuries and Diseases section of the Forum. good luck.
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Yeah Chickens, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! I agree with 1muttsfan's advice. Hope all is okay with your RIR. Best wishes!
     
  4. rebbetzin

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    Hope your hen is up and about soon.
     
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  6. Yeah Chickens

    Yeah Chickens New Egg

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    Thanks so much everyone! I will try to find the injury page and post this. Will keep you posted, we have had her from a chick and she is a spit fire. Would really hate to loose her. Take care! -Amber
     
  7. Prettyhorse32

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    Hello from Jermyn Pa.. Welcome to BYC! We are very close to each other!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  9. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Kentucky![​IMG]
     
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