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Got caught in a trap, broken leg! Please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MBLayfield, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. MBLayfield

    MBLayfield Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    Wellsville, UT
    One of my two year old Khaki Campbells got caught in one of my traps! [​IMG] Fortunately only her leg got caught in the trap. Her leg was caught in the trap just above the first joint. I've felt her leg where the trapped snapped her and I can't feel a break but she can't walk. I think the break my be higher up but I still can't feel a break. What do I do for my duck. I'll put her down if I absolutely have to but I'd rather try and help her heal.

    Can a leg break heal on its own? How do you "set" a broken leg? Someone please advise......... [​IMG]
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I would presume that you could splint it with vet wrap and popsicle sticks cut to size...

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