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Hatchling who can't stand

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jlillethun, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. jlillethun

    jlillethun New Egg

    May 22, 2012
    I have a hatchling whose leg is pulled in toward her body and the joint seems swollen. She can't even stand and ends up on her back. [​IMG]

    How and can I help her? She also seems to have a herniated umbilical.....poor thing
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Sounds like a slipped tendon. Look it up, there are a lot of ways to treat it and you may find one that works for you. As far as the umbilical, I have no idea.
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014

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