HELP!! ANKLES CURLED

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by twzlrwho, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. twzlrwho

    twzlrwho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I hobbled the legs and booted the feet. However, the ankles are curled so the foot, boot and all, still curl.

    Please any help please!
     
  2. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    break a toothpick and tape as a splint along with the boot etc.
     
  3. twzlrwho

    twzlrwho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think a q-tip would be ok?
     
  4. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes a qtip will be fine. Just anything that offer rigidity to hold the foot/ankle in place and is covered so it won't scratch the leg.
     
  5. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    yes anything a matchstick anything strong to give the little guy/gal some support
     
  6. twzlrwho

    twzlrwho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks! I taped the qtip and now we wait and see. Thanks again.
     
  7. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    it should not take too long like 1 or 2 days and it should be able to get along fine.
     
  8. deerhunterblp

    deerhunterblp Out Of The Brooder

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    I had one with bumble foot that I just left alone and he worked it out on his own. After that I was sure to clean out the incubator.
     
  9. twzlrwho

    twzlrwho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am really worried about him/her. I can't get any food down so I am supplementing with vitamins and eletrolytes. I don't know what else to do but let nature take it's course. She isn't suffering so what will be will be.

    Thank you everyone!
     
  10. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    How is the little one doing?
     

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